Our Team

HK Corporate Recovery is lead by Patrick Hitchmough, Michael O' Connell and Aidan Heffernan,

HK Recovery Team

Aidan Heffernan B.Comm, FCA, Licensed Insolvency Practitioner

Aidan Heffernan

Aidan Heffernan has specialised in Insolvency matters for the past 25 years. During this period he has gained considerable expertise in Examinerships, Receiverships, High Court Liquidations, Creditor’s Voluntary and Member’s Voluntary Liquidations. As well as being a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, Aidan has held an Insolvency Licence for both UK and Northern Ireland work for 20 years, and is on the Irish Revenue panel of Court approved liquidators. Presently he is acting for the Revenue in a number of large cases.


Patrick Hitchmough ACIS

Patrick Hitchmough

Patrick Hitchmough is an experienced Insolvency Specialist with over 25 years practical experience with High Court Liquidations, Creditors Voluntary Liquidations and dealing with ODCE. Patrick is also an experienced Chartered Secretary with over 30 years experience of Auditing, Accounting, Company Secretarial and Taxation matters. Patrick has also acted as Forensic Accountant in personal injury claims, loss of earnings and commercial disputes before the Courts


Michael O' Connell CPA, BCL

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Michael O' Connell has the benefit of being both an accountant and a BCL, and with over 14 years experience as an executive in financial & cost management, through to general management, Michael brings considerable experience to the HK Corporate Recovery team. Experienced in the day-to-day operational management requirements of a successful business, Michael has also successfully implemented technologies and processes to support the operational, financial and organisational needs of a business. Michael's Board level experience includes the development of corporate strategy and rolling out best practice business processes and the implementation of reporting systems.

Michael also has many years experience in delivering lectures, to both full-time and mature students pursuing professional qualifications, on Financial & Cost Accounting, Company & Partnership Law, Business Management and Information Technology.