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.

Neeta started her legal career at Allen & Overy in 2008 in the midst of the global financial crisis and the collapse of Lehmans where she gained most of her paralegal experience.

Neeta also did a short stint in litigation at the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office in 2006. Neeta graduated with a 2:1 honours degree from University of London, Queen Mary College and went on to obtain a distinction from the College of Law in the Legal Practice. She has been working at Lexis Nexis since April 2013.

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.


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This article gives a short overview of the most important elements of the reforms to France’s insolvency laws intended to deal with the coronavirus COVID-19 epidemic (the...

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11 Feb 2020

The Court of Appeal considered two issues relating to law firm Candey's recovery of unpaid legal fees from the liquidators of its former client, Peak. The first (the...

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...

29 Oct 2019

We look at the likely impact of the Withdrawal Agreement and draft Withdrawal Agreement Bill for R&I lawyers, in particular its impact on the Brexit SI: Insolvency...

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22 Oct 2019

Restructuring and insolvency analysis: we take a look at Egypt’s new restructuring tools and processes with Peter JM Declercq partner at DCQ Legal...

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1 Oct 2019

Willem van Nielen from Recoup Lawyers (NL) (www.recoup.nl) looks at the new draft restructuring law in the Netherlands that the Dutch Government submitted to Parliament...

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23 Sep 2019

On 11th September 2019 the English High Court sanctioned two schemes of arrangement which are integral to the restructure of Syncreon, a US-headquartered global logistics...

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10 Jun 2019

We look at the new Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on preventive restructuring frameworks, second chance and measures to increase the efficiency...

30 Apr 2019

We look at the impact of the latest art 50 TEU extension on R&I lawyers.

30 Apr 2019

Samira Afrasiabi, corporate senior associate in the global transactions group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London, explains that Re Steris plc is an example of...

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This article gives a short overview of the most important elements of the reforms to France’s insolvency laws intended to deal with the coronavirus...

Costs recovery—LASPO insolvency exemption and solicitors' liens (Candey Ltd v Crumpler and another)
Restructuring and Insolvency

The Court of Appeal considered two issues relating to law firm Candey's recovery of unpaid legal fees from the liquidators of its former client, Peak....

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...

Brexit—impact of the Withdrawal Agreement and draft Withdrawal Agreement Bill on R&I lawyers
Restructuring and Insolvency

We look at the likely impact of the Withdrawal Agreement and draft Withdrawal Agreement Bill for R&I lawyers, in particular its impact on the...

New restructuring tools and processes in new Egyptian Insolvency Law
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Restructuring and insolvency analysis: we take a look at Egypt’s new restructuring tools and processes with Peter JM Declercq partner at DCQ...

The new Dutch scheme
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Willem van Nielen from Recoup Lawyers (NL) (www.recoup.nl) looks at the new draft restructuring law in the Netherlands that the Dutch Government...

US-based Syncreon chooses English scheme of arrangement over Chapter 11 for financial and corporate restructure (Re Syncreon Group BV)
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On 11th September 2019 the English High Court sanctioned two schemes of arrangement which are integral to the restructure of Syncreon, a...

EU Directive harmonising restructuring and insolvency finalised
Restructuring and Insolvency

We look at the new Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on preventive restructuring frameworks, second chance and measures to...

Brexit—impact of extension on R&I lawyers
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We look at the impact of the latest art 50 TEU extension on R&I lawyers.

Brexit prompts transfer of company assets to Ireland (Re Steris plc)
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Samira Afrasiabi, corporate senior associate in the global transactions group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London, explains that Re Steris plc...

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