About Us

Friel Stafford is a niche firm specialising in five distinct areas:

  1. Corporate Recovery & Insolvency
  2. Personal Insolvency and Bankruptcy
  3. Forensic Accountants & Expert Witness
  4. Corporate Finance
  5. Audit and Tax


The firm was set up in 1994 by Managing Partner Jim Stafford purely as a niche Corporate Recovery & Insolvency boutique. It is in this area that we have built our name and reputation over the intervening years and for which we are today best known. We are recognised as one of Ireland’s leading firms in this area by Directors, Professional Advisors, Professional Bodies and Financial Institutions.

We have a multidisciplinary staff who are specilalists in Receiverships, Liquidations, Examinerships and all facets of Corporate Insolvency.

Over the past 21 years we have advised firms in every sector and have built up unrivalled expertise. We have specialist teams to service and advise specific sectors including:

  • Banks and Financial Institutuions
  • Property Services
  • Health Care Management Solutions
  • Hotel and Hospitality Solutions
  • Pubs & Clubs
  • Waste Managment
  • Haulage Sector
  • Motor Industry
  • Retail Solutions

The firm was founded with the mission of offering a positive commercial approach to business problems, and we aim to bring added value to all of the services which we provide.

Tom Murray joined the firm in 2003 and was made partner in 2008. The firm become incorporated on 30 June 2017. Friel Stafford is a Registered Trade Name of Friel Stafford Financial Services Limited.  Company Registration Number: 601577.  Registered Office: 44 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2  Ireland.  Directors: Jim Stafford, Tom Murray

We have a formal association with FRP Advisory, which is one of the UK’s largest specialists in the area of corporate restructuring, recovery and insolvency. FRP has over 30 Partners and around 200 team members operating from nine office locations across Scotland, England and Wales, with a strong reputation and track record for creating, preserving, and recovering value across a range of complex situations. The association enables us to respond to the demand for our advisory services on multi-jurisdiction assignments. www.frpadvisory.com.

Friel Stafford services are partner led, relationship driven, focused on the long term needs of clients, flexible in terms of approach whilst we never compromise on quality of service. This, we believe, is what separates us from other firms.

For further information please contact Jim Stafford or Tom Murray on 01 661 4066 or jim.stafford@frielstafford.ie or tom.murray@frielstafford.ie.