Restructuring and Insolvency

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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.

Anna joined the Restructuring and Insolvency team at Lexis®PSL in August 2013 from Berwin Leighton Paisner where she was a senior associate in the Restructuring Team.

Anna has worked on a number of large scale restructurings primarily in the UK market acting on behalf of lending institutions.

Recent transactions include the restructuring of a UK hotel chain and the administration sale of part of the Connaught group. Anna has also spent time on secondment at The Royal Bank of Scotland and trained at Clifford Chance qualifying in 2007.

 
Helen joined LexisPSL in 2019, prior to which she was a Professional Support Lawyer at CMS specialising in insolvency and restructuring. She has broad experience in advisory, non-contentious and contentious work, including directorsâ?? issues, formal appointments, security issues and cross border recognition and assistance. She advised on financial institution insolvency and the insolvency of professional partnerships.

Helen trained at Lovells (now Hogan Lovells), qualifying in 2008. She was previously an associate at Lawrence Graham (now Gowling WLG) as well as the commissioning editor of Corporate Rescue and Insolvency journal.

Pietra has completed the Bar Professional Training Course at the University of Law and was called to the Bar in 2019. Prior to the BPTC, Pietra undertook a law degree at the University of Bristol.

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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20 Apr 2021

We look at the new restructuring scheme in the Netherlands that entered into force on 1 January 2021. The scheme allows for global restructurings as it features elements...

9 Mar 2021

We are pleased to announce LexisPSL R&I’s latest collaboration with INSOL Europe. INSOL Europe's national correspondents have provided answers to key questions on...

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3 Mar 2021

Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: This was an application to convene a meeting of creditors for the purposes of considering, and if thought fit, approving a scheme of...

15 Feb 2021

The Pension Schemes Bill 2019–20 was first published on 16 October 2019. Following the dissolution of the 2017–2019 Parliament at the end of the 2019 session, the Bill...

26 Jan 2021

Recently, R3 launched their standard form for COVID-19 CVA proposal (CVA proposal) and accompanying coronavirus (COVID-19) standard conditions for company voluntary...

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25 Jan 2021

This News Analysis looks at the recent scheme case for Malaysia Airlines and the impact of the Cape Town Convention. Written by Craig Montgomery and Adam Jones of...

8 Jan 2021

An article written by Mark Phillips QC at South Square looks at the impact of the draft Trade and Co-operation agreement for restructuring and insolvency professionals....

28 Dec 2020

We highlight the impact of the draft EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement for R&I lawyers on cross border insolvency and also highlight key Brexit materials available on...

16 Dec 2020

This article looks at a recent Irish case on international elements of Company Voluntary Arrangements advanced by the English company Monsoon ahead of Brexit changes....

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16 Dec 2020

During the Brexit IP/transitional period, the key EU regulations effectively remained in place for R&I practitioners, but the situation changes dramatically from IP...

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Restructuring and Insolvency

We look at the new restructuring scheme in the Netherlands that entered into force on 1 January 2021. The scheme allows for global restructurings as...

INSOL Europe/Lexis®PSL launch Joint Project on ‘How EU Member States recognise insolvency and restructuring proceedings of a third country’
Restructuring and Insolvency

We are pleased to announce LexisPSL R&I’s latest collaboration with INSOL Europe. INSOL Europe's national correspondents have provided answers to key...

Sailing into the sunset—cruise port operator given go-head for scheme of arrangement (Re Port Finance Investment Ltd)
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Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: This was an application to convene a meeting of creditors for the purposes of considering, and if thought fit,...

New criminal liability for deficient defined benefit pension schemes—the impact on restructurings and corporate transactions
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The Pension Schemes Bill 2019–20 was first published on 16 October 2019. Following the dissolution of the 2017–2019 Parliament at the end of the 2019...

Lexis®PSL announces variations to R3 standard form COVID-19 CVA proposal (Northern Ireland) for administration exits and debt waivers
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Recently, R3 launched their standard form for COVID-19 CVA proposal (CVA proposal) and accompanying coronavirus (COVID-19) standard conditions for...

Smooth take off for Malaysia Airlines’ UK scheme of lease liabilities
Restructuring and Insolvency

This News Analysis looks at the recent scheme case for Malaysia Airlines and the impact of the Cape Town Convention. Written by Craig Montgomery and...

Brexit—a deal that leaves recognition of UK insolvency procedures uncertain
Restructuring and Insolvency

An article written by Mark Phillips QC at South Square looks at the impact of the draft Trade and Co-operation agreement for restructuring and...

Impact of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement for R&I lawyers
Restructuring and Insolvency

We highlight the impact of the draft EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement for R&I lawyers on cross border insolvency and also highlight key Brexit...

Lessons to be learnt in the conduct of English CVAs with non-UK creditors
Restructuring and Insolvency

This article looks at a recent Irish case on international elements of Company Voluntary Arrangements advanced by the English company Monsoon ahead of...

LexisPSL's essential Brexit materials for R&I practitioners
Restructuring and Insolvency

During the Brexit IP/transitional period, the key EU regulations effectively remained in place for R&I practitioners, but the situation changes...

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