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.

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.

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17 Apr 2018

We look at two new abstracts applying the Recast Regulation on Insolvency 848/2015 which have been uploaded to the INSOL Europe EC Case Register: one from Italy and one...

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26 Mar 2018

Alan Bennett, partner in the restructuring and insolvency team at Ashfords LLP, who has particular experience in cross-border insolvency, finds in reviewing Sberbank of...

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16 Mar 2018

Borja García-Alamán and Juan Verdugo of J&A Garrigues SLP and Ivan Heredia, Professor of International Law at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid consider the draft...

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1 Mar 2018

The Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Act 2017 (the ‘Act’) was passed by the Scottish Parliament last year and reforms third party contract rights in Scotland for...

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20 Feb 2018

Andreas Lehmann of Squire Patton Boggs LLP looks at a recent German case which clarifies the German illiquidity or cashflow test and the so-called bow-wave theory. What...

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13 Feb 2018

We look at six abstracts applying the Recast Regulation on Insolvency 848/2015 which have been uploaded to the INSOL Europe EC Case Register: one from Gibraltar, three...

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2 Feb 2018

The Companies Court has dismissed an application by the OJSC International Bank of Azerbaijan for what was considered, in effect, to be a permanent moratorium against...

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29 Nov 2017

Rose Lagram-Taylor, barrister at South Square, says that using the challenge to jurisdiction defence in insolvency proceedings should not be the first port of...

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29 Nov 2017

In Re Agrokor DD and in the matter of the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006 [2017] EWHC 2791 (Ch), [2017] All ER (D) 83 (Nov), the Companies Court had to decide...

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15 Nov 2017

Ben Zielinski, senior associate at Shoosmiths, considers the decision in Bank Leumi (UK) plc, petitioner. He says the decision provides a helpful clarification that a...

International Restructuring And Insolvency
INSOL Europe EC case register adds Italian and German cases
Restructuring and Insolvency

We look at two new abstracts applying the Recast Regulation on Insolvency 848/2015 which have been uploaded to the INSOL Europe EC Case Register: one from Italy and one...

Construction of language used in an undertaking in CBIR proceedings (Sberbank of Russia v Ramljak)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Alan Bennett, partner in the restructuring and insolvency team at Ashfords LLP, who has particular experience in cross-border insolvency, finds in reviewing Sberbank of...

Brexit and the end of the transition period—insolvency and pre-insolvency impacts from 31 December 2020 onwards
Restructuring and Insolvency

Borja García-Alamán and Juan Verdugo of J&A Garrigues SLP and Ivan Heredia, Professor of International Law at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid consider the draft...

Third Party rights arising from Scots law contracts has changed
Restructuring and Insolvency

The Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Act 2017 (the ‘Act’) was passed by the Scottish Parliament last year and reforms third party contract rights in Scotland for...

German court rejects the ‘bow wave theory’ (‘Bugwellentheorie’) in test for company illiquidity
Restructuring and Insolvency

Andreas Lehmann of Squire Patton Boggs LLP looks at a recent German case which clarifies the German illiquidity or cashflow test and the so-called bow-wave theory. What...

INSOL Europe EC case register boosts Recast Regulation content
Restructuring and Insolvency

We look at six abstracts applying the Recast Regulation on Insolvency 848/2015 which have been uploaded to the INSOL Europe EC Case Register: one from Gibraltar, three...

Court dismisses Azerbaijan foreign representative’s application for permanent moratorium (Bakhshiyeva v Sberbank of Russia and others)
Restructuring and Insolvency

The Companies Court has dismissed an application by the OJSC International Bank of Azerbaijan for what was considered, in effect, to be a permanent moratorium against...

Using the challenge to jurisdiction defence in insolvency proceedings (Tünkers France and another v Expert France)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Rose Lagram-Taylor, barrister at South Square, says that using the challenge to jurisdiction defence in insolvency proceedings should not be the first port of...

Croatian company’s application recognised as ‘foreign proceeding’ in UK (Re Agrokor)
Restructuring and Insolvency

In Re Agrokor DD and in the matter of the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006 [2017] EWHC 2791 (Ch), [2017] All ER (D) 83 (Nov), the Companies Court had to decide...

How to establish jurisdiction in Scottish insolvency cases (Bank Leumi (UK) plc, petitioner)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Ben Zielinski, senior associate at Shoosmiths, considers the decision in Bank Leumi (UK) plc, petitioner. He says the decision provides a helpful clarification that a...

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