One minute with Alison Curry, Head of Regulatory Standards & Support at the Insolvency Practitioners Association

One minute with Alison Curry, Head of Regulatory Standards & Support at the Insolvency Practitioners Association

Alison read law at the LSE and then studied as a solicitor, prior to entering the insolvency profession in 1996. A Licensed Insolvency Practitioner from a small practice background, specialising in bankruptcy investigations, bespoke IVA and CVA drafting and SME restructuring. Formerly a partner in Pitman Cohen LLP prior to joining the Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA) Secretariat, initially as a consultant in 2010. Alison has since assisted the IPA with a number of projects, including serving as secretary to the JIC sub-group responsible for the revision of Statements of Insolvency Practice (SIPs) 7 & 9 and the creation of SIP 1; a pilot project to measure empirical IP performance data; the establishment of the IPA’s CPI+ course; and most notably, the publication of the IPA’s Insolvency Practitioners’ Handbook.Alison has been the Head of Regulatory Standards and Support at the IPA since 2012 and assists in the delivery of regulatory assistance to IPA members and its growing program of conferences, courses and events. Alison is a regular speaker on various aspects of insolvency regulation and has a keen interest in economics, politics and current affairs.

What is the current status of the new SIP 16?

The new SIP has been through a lengthy process of refinement and is now in its final approval stages with the Recognised Professional Bodies (RPBs). The Joint Insolvency Committee is looking at an issue date of 01 June 2015, with an effective date of 01 July 2015, to give the Pre-Pack Pool Steering Group time to complete their work in setting up the new pre-pack pool.

What changes will the new SIP 16 make to pre-pack sales in administration

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Neeta has been working as a paralegal in Banking and Insolvency for the past 4 and a half years.

She 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 experience.

Neeta also did a short stint in litigation at the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office. 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 Course. She moved to Lexis®PSL in April 2013.