Jeanette is head of Cleaver Fulton Rankin’s Dispute Resolution and Insolvency & Business Restructuring departments. She advises banks, creditors, financial institutions, insolvency practitioners and stakeholders both locally and nationally on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious corporate and personal insolvency.

Jeanette acts in a wide variety of complex financial services and insolvency related litigation and has advised litigants in a number of high profile reported cases.

Jeanette also has a specialism in insolvency related property transactions conducing a wide range of disposal work. Clients like that she takes an insolvency matter from commencement to conclusion advising throughout on strategy, appointment, dispute resolution, asset disposal and realisation.

Jeanette sits on the Northern Ireland Insolvency Technical Committee and the Northern Ireland Insolvency Service User Group Committee. She is a member of the R3 Association. She holds Professional I and II qualifications from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

Jeanette Donohoe
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  • The “very sensible and pragmatic” Jeanette Donohoe routinely advises banks and insolvency practitioners on a range of corporate and personal insolvency matters. She has notable experience advising appointed administrators on debt recovery, as well as assisting with leveraged buyouts and liquidations. Clients appreciate her “wealth of knowledge and experience.”

  • Jeanette Donohoe is acknowledged by clients as technically excellent, “very easy to work with and very proactive.” Her practice encompasses personal and corporate insolvency. She has particular experience regarding the retail and property sectors.

  • Jeanette is a highly recommended insolvency expert, according to commentators. Clients say that her “insolvency knowledge is very strong” and appreciate that “she is able to get to a commercial resolution very quickly.”

  • Chambers & Partners 2022

    ‘She’s a real trusted expert with great technical knowledge of insolvency law.’