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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.

Stephen qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and joined the Restructuring and Insolvency team at Lexis®PSL in September 2014 from Shoosmiths LLP, where he was a senior associate in the restructuring and insolvency team.

Primarily focused on contentious and advisory corporate and personal insolvency work, Stephen’s experience includes acting for office-holders on a wide range of issues, including appointments, investigations and the recovery and realisation of assets (including antecedent transaction claims), and for creditors in respect of the impact on them of the insolvency of debtors and counterparties.

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.

Frances gained her LLB (Hons) at Kings’ College, London University in 1983. She then attended Chester College of Law to take what were then the Solicitors’ Final Examinations. She has been at Moon Beever since 1984 where she trained, qualifying in 1986, and a partner since 1988 becoming Managing Partner in 2000. She is also a founder partner of ShawnCoulson, an international association, of which Moon Beever is the London office. She is Head of Insolvency and Business Recovery at Moon Beever running a substantial team of insolvency specialists. She undertakes most areas of personal and corporate insolvency, specialising in contentious insolvency especially cases involving fraud, as well as provisional liquidations and injunctive work generally.

She is Chairman of the Appeal Committee at ACCA and a member of the Insolvency Law Evaluation Panel at the Insolvency Service, and CBI Insolvency Panel as well as a member of Insol, and the IBA and, veering towards the personal, of the NFU, and the Carlton Club.

Frances is a regular speaker in the UK and abroad on insolvency and practice management.

Frances was formerly Chairman of the SPG Committee of R3, the Insolvency trade body representing 97% of licensed insolvency practitioners. She is President of R3 for 2011-2012, and remains a member of its R3 Policy Group.

She is interested in all things equestrian as are her three daughters and her husband, and spends her free time (such as it is) with her family and other animals, riding and trying to improve her strokes at Real Tennis.

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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...

7 Oct 2016

The Court of Appeal has handed down its long-awaited judgment in Horton (as Trustee in Bankruptcy of Michael Gerard Henry) v Henry dismissing the appeal brought by Mr...

18 Aug 2016

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has updated its restructuring principles guidance and its general guidance for restructuring & insolvency professionals. The...

21 Jun 2016

Can a bankrupt’s pension income which is the subject of a drawdown arrangement be taken into account when a trustee in bankruptcy applies for an income payments order?...

16 May 2016

Why has BHS recently fallen into administration? Mark Smith and Nick Moser, partners with Taylor Wessing LLP, examine the causes and effects of BHS’s recent...

21 Jan 2016

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has published its refreshed General Guidance for Restructuring & Insolvency Professionals, which explains the PPF’s approach to key...

21 Sep 2015

The Pensions Regulator has issued a statement which is intended to assist insolvency practitioners (IPs) to understand the regulator's views on pension scheme trustee...

10 Aug 2015

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) issues new guidance on pre-pack administrations What is the significance of the PPF's new guidance in practice? A pension scheme...

20 May 2015

What is the significance of the recent Canadian/US decisions regarding the allocation of assets in the long-running Nortel litigation? Thomas Robinson of 11 Stone...

11 Feb 2015

Claims brought by the trustees of the Nortel pension scheme and the Pension Protection Fund against the scheme's sponsor's insolvent Canadian parent company in the recent...

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