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

If the UK’s reputation as a centre of excellence for restructuring and insolvency (R&I) work is to be maintained, there needs to be sufficient clarity on what the...

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30 Nov 2016

A report from European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs (ie JURI Committee) assesses a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council...

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28 Nov 2016

We look at the new proposed EU Directive and how it will harmonise restructuring, insolvency and discharge procedures across all Member States, including its potential...

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8 Nov 2016

Smitha Menon, partner at WongPartnership, and Stephanie Yeo, associate at the firm, explain the recent case of Re Opti-Medix Ltd (in liquidation) and another, and...

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4 Nov 2016

Barristers Stephen Atherton QC and Charlotte Tan of 20 Essex Street review Ronelp Marine Ltd and other companies v STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co Ltd—in which the...

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

We look at whether a charge against immovable property in Germany to ensure payment of real property tax constitutes an in rem claim exempt under article 5 of the EC...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 5
14 Oct 2016

The annexes to the EC Regulation on Insolvency 1346/2000 have been updated to add insolvency procedures from Poland and Slovakia to Annexes A, B and C. Original...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 7
1 Aug 2016

Richard Bunce, partner and James Matthews, associate, at Simmons & Simmons LLP, examine in detail the judgment in the Marme Inversiones 2007 SL case and assess...

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29 Jun 2016

In the aftermath of the referendum vote, Chris Laughton, restructuring and insolvency partner at Mercer & Hole, and Helen Kavanagh of Squire Patton Boggs, explain the...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 4
27 Jun 2016

On Thursday 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union. In the run-up to the vote, Lexis®Nexis worked with a number of industry experts to cut...

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Brexit’s implications for restructuring and insolvency
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If the UK’s reputation as a centre of excellence for restructuring and insolvency (R&I) work is to be maintained, there needs to be sufficient clarity on what the...

Proposal to amend EU Regulation on insolvency proceedings and practitioners
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A report from European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs (ie JURI Committee) assesses a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council...

Draft EU Directive proposed harmonising restructuring and insolvency
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We look at the new proposed EU Directive and how it will harmonise restructuring, insolvency and discharge procedures across all Member States, including its potential...

Exploring the issues of bankruptcy (Re Opti-Medix Ltd (in liquidation) and another matter)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Smitha Menon, partner at WongPartnership, and Stephanie Yeo, associate at the firm, explain the recent case of Re Opti-Medix Ltd (in liquidation) and another, and...

Lifting a stay under Cross-Border Insolvency regs (Ronelp Marine v STX Offshore & Shipbuilding)
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Barristers Stephen Atherton QC and Charlotte Tan of 20 Essex Street review Ronelp Marine Ltd and other companies v STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co Ltd—in which the...

Court of Justice considers German in rem claim
Restructuring and Insolvency

We look at whether a charge against immovable property in Germany to ensure payment of real property tax constitutes an in rem claim exempt under article 5 of the EC...

Annexes to EC Regulation on Insolvency 1346/2000 updated
Restructuring and Insolvency

The annexes to the EC Regulation on Insolvency 1346/2000 have been updated to add insolvency procedures from Poland and Slovakia to Annexes A, B and C. Original...

Carving out irreconcilable judgments under the Insolvency Regulation
Restructuring and Insolvency

Richard Bunce, partner and James Matthews, associate, at Simmons & Simmons LLP, examine in detail the judgment in the Marme Inversiones 2007 SL case and assess...

The post-referendum landscape for restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and Insolvency

In the aftermath of the referendum vote, Chris Laughton, restructuring and insolvency partner at Mercer & Hole, and Helen Kavanagh of Squire Patton Boggs, explain the...

What might Brexit mean for restructuring and insolvency lawyers?
Restructuring and Insolvency

On Thursday 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union. In the run-up to the vote, Lexis®Nexis worked with a number of industry experts to cut...

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