Richard Craig

Partner & Head of Restructuring and Insolvency

Areas of Expertise

Richard is head of the Restructuring and Insolvency team, with a background in disputes and litigation. He regularly attends before the High Court to deal with various types of insolvency proceedings.

His experience in the field enables him to advise Insolvency practitioners, major lenders, companies, partnerships and individuals on all aspects of restructuring and insolvency.

Richard is a member of the Law Society of Northern Ireland Non-Contentious Business Committee and he is also an Insolvency law tutor at The Institute of Professional Legal Studies at Queen’s University Belfast.


  • Northern Ireland advisers in respect of the Administration of the Azzurri Group of Restaurants
  • Advising the Company Directors in respect of administration of high profile NI Bakery
  • Acting on behalf of a number of high profile debtors in relation to complex debt settlement agreements with vulture funds
  • Acted for provisional liquidator and members in relation to various credit union liquidations (only firm in Northern Ireland to have carried out this work)

What they say

“The team led by Richard Craig provides legal advice alongside practical and pragmatic solutions to complex matters. My team can access simple advice at the touch of a button or through a call”

“Insolvency and corporate recovery can stir up emotive reactions, and Richard Craig’s non-confrontational manner enables solutions to be reached which are fair and balanced”

“I would consider them to be one of the most professional legal firms that I have dealt with in my 35 years in business. Mills Selig have over the years provided excellent advice and support when most needed”

Richard Craig was excellent at getting into the detail and understanding what my wife and I had been dealing with over a long period of time. He was diligent in keeping us informed of who he was dealing with and what was required to bring a our circumstances to an acceptable conclusion. We will be forever grateful for his expertise and skill”

Richard Craig has a great attitude and is renowned for his work on difficult cases”

Mills Selig offers a strong presence in this practice area, offering practical and pragmatic guidance to office holders, insolvents, creditors and family members. Where the needs of the case demand it, Mills Selig will fight the case, but always focussed on finding the best result for the client”

Richard Craig is experienced and knowledgeable in using the appropriate litigation and ADR processes to enable his clients to meet their aims”

Richard Craig is able to provide clear explanations of complex legal issues, with an in-depth knowledge of the legal process” 

Richard Craig has an in-depth knowledge of insolvency law and is a shrewd tactician who ensures no stone is left unturned and will go the extra mile for his clients”

Chambers and Partners / Legal 500


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