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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1 Nov 2017

Guy Blackwood QC, of Quadrant Chambers, examines the Supreme Court’s judgment in Taurus Petroleum Ltd v State Oil Marketing Company (SOMO) and what the principles are for...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 4
30 Aug 2017

We look at one of the first cases in the EU considering the provisions of the Recast Regulation on Insolvency 2015/848. The Supreme Court of Gibraltar considered the...

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11 Aug 2017

What impact will the draft European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (the Repeal Bill) have on restructuring and insolvency professionals? Chris Laughton, partner at Mercer &...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 10
19 Jul 2017

Alan Bennett, partner at Ashfords LLP, assesses the legal effect of the Protocol (the protocol) published by the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 6
19 Jul 2017

In reaction to the Repeal Bill, Peter Sellar, of Axiom Advocates, offers his thoughts on some of the key legal questions and emphasises the need for pragmatism in order...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 4
14 Jun 2017

From 26 June 2017, the bulk of the provisions of the Recast Regulation on Insolvency 848/2015 come into force and replace the EC Regulation on Insolvency 1346/2000. We...

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17 Feb 2017

Daniel Smith, counsel, and Kavan Bakhda, associate, at Latham & Watkins examine the Supreme Court’s judgment in Akers v Samba Financial Group in relation to the...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 10
9 Jan 2017

Our panel of experts considers what lies ahead for R & I professionals in 2017. The experts Chris Laughton (CL), partner in the corporate advisory services group at...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 10
19 Dec 2016

A seven-year wait by the creditors of the insolvent Nortel group for allocation of its assets could be nearing its end after the Companies Court’s approval of a...

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19 Dec 2016

How does the European Insolvency Regulation apply to cross border insolvencies? Paul Sidle, a senior professional support lawyer at Linklaters, answers some questions on...

International Restructuring And Insolvency
Supreme Court rules on third party debt and receivership orders (Taurus Petroleum Ltd v State Oil Marketing Company)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Guy Blackwood QC, of Quadrant Chambers, examines the Supreme Court’s judgment in Taurus Petroleum Ltd v State Oil Marketing Company (SOMO) and what the principles are for...

One of the first Recast Regulation cases (Advalorem Value Asset Fund Ltd v Gregory King)
Restructuring and Insolvency

We look at one of the first cases in the EU considering the provisions of the Recast Regulation on Insolvency 2015/848. The Supreme Court of Gibraltar considered the...

The Repeal Bill—how great is it for restructuring & insolvency professionals?
Restructuring and Insolvency

What impact will the draft European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (the Repeal Bill) have on restructuring and insolvency professionals? Chris Laughton, partner at Mercer &...

INSOL protocol aims to reduce costs and administration by enabling recognition across borders
Restructuring and Insolvency

Alan Bennett, partner at Ashfords LLP, assesses the legal effect of the Protocol (the protocol) published by the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency...

The Repeal Bill—examining the legal issues
Restructuring and Insolvency

In reaction to the Repeal Bill, Peter Sellar, of Axiom Advocates, offers his thoughts on some of the key legal questions and emphasises the need for pragmatism in order...

Recast Regulation on Insolvency: materials available on LexisPSL R&I
Restructuring and Insolvency

From 26 June 2017, the bulk of the provisions of the Recast Regulation on Insolvency 848/2015 come into force and replace the EC Regulation on Insolvency 1346/2000. We...

Foreign trust assets and liquidations—when beneficiaries’ rights might vanish (Akers v Samba Financial Group)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Daniel Smith, counsel, and Kavan Bakhda, associate, at Latham & Watkins examine the Supreme Court’s judgment in Akers v Samba Financial Group in relation to the...

Restructuring & Insolvency—looking ahead to 2017
Restructuring and Insolvency

Our panel of experts considers what lies ahead for R & I professionals in 2017. The experts Chris Laughton (CL), partner in the corporate advisory services group at...

Implementing a global settlement of disputes (Re Nortel Networks UK Ltd and other companies)
Restructuring and Insolvency

A seven-year wait by the creditors of the insolvent Nortel group for allocation of its assets could be nearing its end after the Companies Court’s approval of a...

Judicial cooperation in insolvency proceedings (ENEFI v DGRFP)
Restructuring and Insolvency

How does the European Insolvency Regulation apply to cross border insolvencies? Paul Sidle, a senior professional support lawyer at Linklaters, answers some questions on...

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