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Stephen qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and joined the Restructuring and Insolvency team at Lexis®PSL in September 2014 from Shoosmiths LLP, where he was a senior associate in the restructuring and insolvency team.

Primarily focused on contentious and advisory corporate and personal insolvency work, Stephen’s experience includes acting for office-holders on a wide range of issues, including appointments, investigations and the recovery and realisation of assets (including antecedent transaction claims), and for creditors in respect of the impact on them of the insolvency of debtors and counterparties.

Zahra started working as a paralegal at Lexis Nexis in Banking and Insolvency teams in April 2019. Zahra graduated with a 2.1 honours in a BA French and Spanish, completed the GDL at BPP University and is seeking some experience before commencing the LPC. She has undertaken voluntary work for law firms in London, Argentina and Colombia.
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Case analysis of Cargill International Trading Pte Ltd v Uttam Galva Steels Limited [2018] EWHC 2977 for LMA briefing

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Discussing the judgment in General Mediterranean Holding, Richard Spearman QC, barrister at 39 Essex Chambers, advises that the Court of Appeal has clarified the extent...

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This one-day seminar programme on Central Concepts in Agency Law aims to develop an advanced understanding of some of the key concepts in the law of agency, a subject of...

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30 Jul 2018

In The State of Netherlands v Deutsche Bank AG [2018] EWHC 1935 (Comm), the judge confirmed that a standard International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA)...

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22 Jun 2018

What have been the key cases in the world of banking & finance over the past six months? Cases Lending In Carney and others v NM Rothschild & Sons...

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The outcome of claims regarding interest rate hedging products (IRHPs) is generally mixed, with companies having been dealt a number of blows, particularly in respect...

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17 Apr 2018

This case concerned the interpretation of ‘fair market value’ as it appears in the Global Master Repurchase Agreement (GMRA). LBI EHF v Raiffeisen Bank International...

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20 Mar 2018

This case considers whether a majority note holder had sufficient ‘control’ over the issuer of the loan notes, in accordance with the terms of an indenture, so as to...

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14 Mar 2018

The Commercial Court considered the subject of how Close-out Amount is calculated under the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement, including whether it is open to a...

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2 Mar 2018

Who has security rights over tax credits paid to a company which subsequently enters into insolvency proceedings? Andrew Ayres QC and James Kinman, barristers at...

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