Restructuring and Insolvency

Contributors

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.

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.

 
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.

Zahra started working as a paralegal at LexisNexis in the Lexis®PSL Banking & Finance and Restructuring & Insolvency teams in April 2019 and moved to the Corporate team in June 2020, where she currently works as a Market Tracker Analyst. Zahra graduated with 2.1 honours in BA French and Spanish and completed the GDL at BPP University. 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.
About

Insolvency

Featured Articles
Latest Articles
SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 5
3 Apr 2018

Francis Collaço Moraes, barrister, of Three Stone, examines the Court of Appeal’s approach to the valuation of what trustees in bankruptcy could recover after a bankrupt...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 4
29 Mar 2018

Kavan Gunaratna, barrister at Enterprise Chambers, examines the details of Re VE Interactive Ltd, a case which involved a pre-packaged sale of the company’s business and...

SA-1019-028 925x286 Restructuring and Insolvency 4
23 Mar 2018

Cleon Catsambis, barrister at 39 Essex Chambers and counsel for the applicant, sets out the test used to establish a cross-claim in order to restrain a winding-up...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 10
7 Mar 2018

The draft Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (Consequential Amendments, Savings and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2017 have now been made by...

SA-1019-028 925x286 Restructuring and Insolvency 2
27 Feb 2018

Frances Coulson, senior partner at Moon Beever, reminds us that the Insolvency Express Trials  (IET) pilot is an excellent innovative scheme currently being run by the...

SA-1019-028 925x286 Restructuring and Insolvency 1
27 Feb 2018

With effect from 26 February 2018 the name of the office of ‘Registrar in Bankruptcy of the High Court’ is amended to the ‘Insolvency and Companies Court Judge’. This is...

SA-1019-028 925x286 Restructuring and Insolvency 1
26 Feb 2018

Jon Chesman, associate at Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP, examines a High Court decision which found the applicant liquidator of a company had made out her case that a...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 11
8 Feb 2018

Stephen Young, consultant solicitor at Keystone Law, explains why Carillion entered compulsory liquidation rather than being placed in administration, and considers the...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 3
19 Jan 2018

Following the liquidation of Carillion earlier this week, Ray O’Connor, Devinder Singh, Russ Hill, Graeme Bradley and Roy Grist of Squire Patton Boggs LLP look at the...

SA-1019-028 925x286 Restructuring and Insolvency 7
20 Dec 2017

The Court of Appeal allowed a defendants’ appeal that the insolvent claimant company's after-the-event (ATE) insurance was not sufficient in respect of an application for...

The Latest
Valuation of assets transferred by bankrupt post-petition (Ahmed and others v Ingram and another)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Francis Collaço Moraes, barrister, of Three Stone, examines the Court of Appeal’s approach to the valuation of what trustees in bankruptcy could...

The court’s powers to remove administrators (Re VE Interactive Ltd)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Kavan Gunaratna, barrister at Enterprise Chambers, examines the details of Re VE Interactive Ltd, a case which involved a pre-packaged sale of the...

Restraining a winding-up petition—the threshold test for a cross-claim (Re a company (No 5245 of 2017))
Restructuring and Insolvency

Cleon Catsambis, barrister at 39 Essex Chambers and counsel for the applicant, sets out the test used to establish a cross-claim in order to restrain...

New regulations to align insolvency legislation are a ‘stopgap measure’
Restructuring and Insolvency

The draft Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (Consequential Amendments, Savings and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2017 have now...

The Insolvency Express trials pilot ends 1 April 2018—use it or lose it
Restructuring and Insolvency

Frances Coulson, senior partner at Moon Beever, reminds us that the Insolvency Express Trials  (IET) pilot is an excellent innovative scheme currently...

Change to Registrar in Bankruptcy of the High Court title—effective 26 February 2018
Restructuring and Insolvency

With effect from 26 February 2018 the name of the office of ‘Registrar in Bankruptcy of the High Court’ is amended to the ‘Insolvency and Companies...

Voidable preference—court considers relevant date of connection
Restructuring and Insolvency

Jon Chesman, associate at Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP, examines a High Court decision which found the applicant liquidator of a company had made out...

Carillion crisis—restructuring and inevitable insolvency
Restructuring and Insolvency

Stephen Young, consultant solicitor at Keystone Law, explains why Carillion entered compulsory liquidation rather than being placed in administration,...

Carillion’s insolvency—how to protect yourself
Restructuring and Insolvency

Following the liquidation of Carillion earlier this week, Ray O’Connor, Devinder Singh, Russ Hill, Graeme Bradley and Roy Grist of Squire Patton Boggs...

Court of Appeal—ATE insurance relevance to security of costs (Premier Motorauctions v Pricewaterhousecoopers)
Restructuring and Insolvency

The Court of Appeal allowed a defendants’ appeal that the insolvent claimant company's after-the-event (ATE) insurance was not sufficient in respect...

Trending Topics