Course Summary

Duration1 hour

PresenterDavid Hegarty

Liquidations and Enforcement – The Role of the ODCE


Speakers: David Hegarty

This session will cover:

  • What will Irish company directors be facing in the 6 – 12 months – general observations 
  • The role of the ODCE when companies go into liquidation – liquidators and directors 
  • ODCE enforcement – options and action

    CDP Course Speaker:

    David Hegarty – ODCE

    David Hegarty is a barrister working as a Principal Officer in the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement. He qualified as a solicitor in 2002 and transferred to the Bar in 2006, practising primarily in the area of criminal defence and advocacy.

    He is registered on the LRSA Roll of Practising Barristers in the Full-time Service of the State. Prior to joining the ODCE he was Advisory Counsel in the Office of the Parliamentary Legal Adviser advising the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission and Service and parliamentary committees on constitutional, parliamentary and administrative law matters.

    He has also worked as a legal officer in the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) and at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in The Hague, working in Judges’ Chambers with international judges trying economic crime, corruption, abuse of public office, war crimes and conspiracy to commit terrorism cases.