Julie Murphy O’Connor is a partner in Matheson, practising in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious restructuring, recovery and insolvency law matters and is an experienced litigator specialising in banking and financial services and shareholder disputes. Julie was a member of Council of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners from 2011 to 2014 during which time she acted as secretary and as chair of its educational committee. Julie is a regular contributor to Irish and international legal publications. She lectures on insolvency law and directors duties at the Law Society of Ireland and Dublin Solicitors Bar Association. She is co-author of the Law Society’s insolvency manual. She is a member of the Commercial Litigation Association of Ireland and co-author of the Practitioner’s Guide to the Commercial Court in Ireland. Julie is a non-executive director of Coillte Teoranta (Irish State forestry company). She is ranked as one of Ireland’s top insolvency lawyers by international legal directories.