Peter Doherty

Peter Doherty

Director, BDO Dublin

Aviation | Financial Services

Business Restructuring



Peter is a Director in BDO’s Corporate Advisory and Recovery department with circa 25 years experience in the fields of Liquidation (Solvent & Insolvent), Receivership & Restructuring.


Allied with the above, Peter has substantial experience and expertise in the specialist area of Members Voluntary Liquidations (MVL).

Over the past 10 years, BDO Corporate Advisory & Recovery Services have taken on in excess of 500 MVL appointments. These appointments have not only been in Corporate Structure Streamlining exercises but also include a significant proportion of appointments in the Financial Services and Aviation Services sectors and have distributed in excess of eight billion euro to shareholders and investors.

Peter assists and advises clients through all stages of the MVL process including pre-planning (operational, financial, taxation), business wind down, pre-liquidation steps and procedures and conducting the winding up of the company.

As regards the Financial Services sector, Peter is regularly appointed liquidator to regulated entities within that sector including authorised fund companies and management companies, insurance and reinsurance companies and captives, authorised investment firms and MiFID authorised firms. Peter is experienced working within the regulatory framework on a wide variety of regulated companies and working closely with contributors and the Central Bank of Ireland on de-authorisation processes.

Peter also has a substantial amount of experience winding up Securitisation Special Purpose Companies working closely with both promoters and managed service providers in this respect.

Peter is a member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners and the Institute of Accounting Technicians in Ireland.