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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.

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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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...

23 Jan 2015

How safe is the pension of a bankrupt from a trustee in bankruptcy (trustee)? Steve Dillon, a partner and head of insolvency at Gosschalks, says that, although a...

26 Nov 2014

Pensions analysis: What is the significance of the recent decision in respect of the circumstances in which a trustee of a pension scheme can assign the debt owed to the...

23 Oct 2014

How will the revised Pension Protection Fund (PPF) levy estimate affect employers' insolvency ranking? Naomi Brown, senior associate at Sackers, explores the immediate...

29 Aug 2014

Pensions analysis: Will the settlement of Lehmans’ financial support direction (FSD) dispute encourage other employers to settle? Lesley Harrold of Norton Rose...

29 Jan 2014

Insolvencies may now lead to potential recovery of an amount in excess of the debt under section 75 of the Pensions Act 1995 (s 75 debt). Joanne Etherton of Weil,...

26 Jul 2013

Eleanor Stephens spoke to Raquel Agnello QC of Erskine Chambers who believes the Pensions Regulator can breathe a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court’s decision in...

24 Jul 2013

In the matter of the Nortel Companies On appeal from the Court of Appeal Civil Division (England and Wales) Issue Whether, in circumstances where a Financial Support...

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