Julie is a partner in Matheson. She has over 20 years’ experience in contentious corporate restructuring and insolvency and financial services litigation, non-contentious restructurings and liquidations, as well as high stake complex commercial court corporate disputes. Her clients include financial institutions, insolvency practitioners and investment funds.

Julie has held a ministerial appointment to the board of semi-state company, Coillte, since 2013, and has recently been reappointed upon the expiry of her initial five-year term (the company having undergone an extensive and successful restructuring during this period). She was on the council of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners from 2011–2014, acting as secretary and as chair of its Educational Sub-Committee during that period. Julie is also a member of INSOL Europe and the American Bankruptcy Institute. She is co-author of the Commercial Litigation Association of Ireland’s Practitioner’s Guide to the Commercial Court in Ireland and of the Law Society of Ireland’s Insolvency Law Text Book.