Restructuring and Insolvency

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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.

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.

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.
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International restructuring and insolvency

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SA-1019-028 925x286 Restructuring and Insolvency 1
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...

SA-1019-028 925x286 Restructuring and Insolvency 1
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...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 6
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...

SA-1019-028 925x286 Restructuring and Insolvency 2
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...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 5
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...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 5
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...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 9
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...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

How to establish jurisdiction in Scottish insolvency cases (Bank Leumi (UK) plc, petitioner)
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Ben Zielinski, senior associate at Shoosmiths, considers the decision in Bank Leumi (UK) plc, petitioner. He says the decision provides a helpful...

Supreme Court rules on third party debt and receivership orders (Taurus Petroleum Ltd v State Oil Marketing Company)
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Guy Blackwood QC, of Quadrant Chambers, examines the Supreme Court’s judgment in Taurus Petroleum Ltd v State Oil Marketing Company (SOMO) and what...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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