Restructuring and Insolvency

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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.
Kathy specialises in restructuring and cross-border insolvency. She qualified as a solicitor in 1995 and has since worked for Weil Gotshal & Manges and Freshfields. Kathy has worked on some of the largest restructuring cases in the last decade, including Worldcom, Parmalat, Enron and Eurotunnel.
Eleanor qualified in 1998 into the insolvency team at ASB law. She became a partner in 2005, and went on to head up the Recovery & Insolvency team. Whilst traditionally specialising mainly in contentious corporate insolvency matters, in recent years she has moved into the non contentious arena, in particular specialising in company administrations.

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.

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23 Jan 2020

The High Court allowed an appeal deciding that the judge below had erred in law in ordering a stay of possession proceedings in the county court and directing a trial of...

22 Jan 2020

The insolvency court held that an alleged debt, arising from a personal guarantee liability relating to a company share sale agreement, was disputed on grounds which...

22 Jan 2020

A recent decision of the Court of Session has considered the proper approach of the court to an application under section 167(3) of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986)...

20 Jan 2020

Nick Stern of Freshfields Bruckhaus Derringer LLP says Chinese firms acquiring foreign assets has been a hot topic for some time. But one often overlooked question is...

16 Jan 2020

This article considers the Antiguan liquidators’ attempts to extend the reach of their powers and do broader justice between victims of a Ponzi scheme, by reference to...

16 Jan 2020

In this case, the court held that it would exercise its inherent jurisdiction to remove a trustee in circumstances where the beneficiaries were creditors facing very...

16 Jan 2020

Roddy Dunlop QC, of Axiom Advocates, examines an Outer House decision in the PIP breast implants case that the pursuers, who were women who had undergone breast...

14 Jan 2020

The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) refused to partially lift a stay of execution on a judgment given in adjudication enforcement proceedings, in circumstances...

14 Jan 2020

Iryna Kalnytska, Partner, Attorney at law GOLAW looks at a new form of securing performance of obligations—a trust ownership, introduced by Law No. 132-IX from 17 October...

8 Jan 2020

Jon Colclough, barrister at New Square Chambers, examines a High Court decision to exercise its discretion to make an administration order sought by the applicant...

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No jurisdiction for bankruptcy court to stay possession claim (Re Roderick John Lynch)
Restructuring and Insolvency

The High Court allowed an appeal deciding that the judge below had erred in law in ordering a stay of possession proceedings in the county court and directing a trial of...

Setting aside a statutory demand—share sale guarantee liability (Harrling and Steen v Midgley and others)
Restructuring and Insolvency

The insolvency court held that an alleged debt, arising from a personal guarantee liability relating to a company share sale agreement, was disputed on grounds which...

Scotland—challenging a liquidator’s decision—the proper approach of the court (Re West Larkin Limited (in liquidation) (No 2))
Restructuring and Insolvency

A recent decision of the Court of Session has considered the proper approach of the court to an application under section 167(3) of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986)...

Demystifying Chinese insolvencies—all roads lead to the Mainland
Restructuring and Insolvency

Nick Stern of Freshfields Bruckhaus Derringer LLP says Chinese firms acquiring foreign assets has been a hot topic for some time. But one often overlooked question is...

An Antiguan liquidator’s powers could not be indirectly extended by reference to unfair prejudice provisions (Re Stanford International Bank Ltd)
Restructuring and Insolvency

This article considers the Antiguan liquidators’ attempts to extend the reach of their powers and do broader justice between victims of a Ponzi scheme, by reference to...

When might the court replace a trustee? (London Capital & Finance plc (in administration) v Global Security Trustees Ltd)
Restructuring and Insolvency

In this case, the court held that it would exercise its inherent jurisdiction to remove a trustee in circumstances where the beneficiaries were creditors facing very...

Claim that surgery and insurer colluded in PIP implants settlement rejected (AB and CD v Transform Medical Group and Travelers Insurance)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Roddy Dunlop QC, of Axiom Advocates, examines an Outer House decision in the PIP breast implants case that the pursuers, who were women who had undergone breast...

No partial lift of stay of execution in adjudication enforcement (Gosvenor v Aygun)
Restructuring and Insolvency

The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) refused to partially lift a stay of execution on a judgment given in adjudication enforcement proceedings, in circumstances...

Ukraine: Trust ownership as an alternative to a mortgage
Restructuring and Insolvency

Iryna Kalnytska, Partner, Attorney at law GOLAW looks at a new form of securing performance of obligations—a trust ownership, introduced by Law No. 132-IX from 17 October...

Administration order preferred to adjournment for CVA proposal (Legacy Education Alliance International Ltd v Progression Ltd)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Jon Colclough, barrister at New Square Chambers, examines a High Court decision to exercise its discretion to make an administration order sought by the applicant...

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