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.

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.

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 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.

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.
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20 Aug 2019

Barnaby Hope, barrister at Selborne Chambers, examines the Court of Appeal’s decision in Azuonye v Kent (in her capacity as trustee of the bankrupt estate of the...

5 Aug 2019

Jessica Brooke, barrister at Enterprise Chambers, examines the High Court's decision in Lambert v Forest of Dean District Council and others that a second application to...

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18 Jun 2019

Simon Duncan, senior associate at Moon Beever, explores the details and examines the implications of Islandsbanki HF and Others v Stanford, a High Court case that...

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26 Apr 2019

Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: Daniel Webb, barrister at Selborne Chambers, examines a High Court decision concerning a bankruptcy petition which the debtor opposed...

7 Sep 2018

  Tom Cockburn, barrister at 9 Stone Buildings, points out that although the decision in Lock v Aylesbury Vale District Council appears limited to local...

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14 Aug 2018

Stephen Atherton QC, of 20 Essex Street, examines a Court of Appeal decision that a settlement agreement between the appellant debtor and a bank had given the bank a...

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6 Apr 2018

Siward Atkins, barrister at Maitland Chambers (and counsel for the defendant) explores whether a trustee in bankruptcy (trustee) might owe duties to the bankrupt. He...

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3 Apr 2018

Francis Collaço Moraes, barrister, of Three Stone, examines the Court of Appeal’s approach to the valuation of what trustees in bankruptcy could recover after a bankrupt...

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13 Nov 2017

Lina Mattsson, barrister at Hardwicke, outlines the recent restructuring and insolvency case, Pickard and another (Joint Trustees in Bankruptcy of Constable) v Constable....

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13 Nov 2017

The decision in Dowling v Promontoria (Arrow) Ltd [2017] Lexis Citation 292, [2017] All ER (D) 82 (Sep), which resulted from an application to set aside a statutory...

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Discharged bankrupt’s income payments order not enforceable in later bankruptcy (Azuonye v Kent (in her capacity as trustee of the bankrupt estate of the appellant))
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Barnaby Hope, barrister at Selborne Chambers, examines the Court of Appeal’s decision in Azuonye v Kent (in her capacity as trustee of the bankrupt estate of the...

Second application to annul bankruptcy order an abuse of process (Lambert v Forest of Dean District Council and others)
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Jessica Brooke, barrister at Enterprise Chambers, examines the High Court's decision in Lambert v Forest of Dean District Council and others that a second application to...

Bringing several sequential bankruptcy petitions against debtor (Islandsbanki HF and others v Stanford)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Simon Duncan, senior associate at Moon Beever, explores the details and examines the implications of Islandsbanki HF and Others v Stanford, a High Court case that...

Challenging a bankruptcy petition based on disputed liability orders (Tower Hamlets London Borough v Naris)
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Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: Daniel Webb, barrister at Selborne Chambers, examines a High Court decision concerning a bankruptcy petition which the debtor opposed...

Burden on local authority to explain what purpose will be served by bankruptcy (Lock v Aylesbury Vale District Council)
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  Tom Cockburn, barrister at 9 Stone Buildings, points out that although the decision in Lock v Aylesbury Vale District Council appears limited to local...

Creditor’s collateral advantage breached good faith principle (Gertner v CFL Finance Ltd and another)
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Stephen Atherton QC, of 20 Essex Street, examines a Court of Appeal decision that a settlement agreement between the appellant debtor and a bank had given the bank a...

Exploring a contractual duty to protect the interests of the bankrupt? (Reynard v Fox)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Siward Atkins, barrister at Maitland Chambers (and counsel for the defendant) explores whether a trustee in bankruptcy (trustee) might owe duties to the bankrupt. He...

Valuation of assets transferred by bankrupt post-petition (Ahmed and others v Ingram and another)
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Francis Collaço Moraes, barrister, of Three Stone, examines the Court of Appeal’s approach to the valuation of what trustees in bankruptcy could recover after a bankrupt...

Interests of a bankrupt’s creditors remain of paramount importance (Pickard and another (Joint Trustees in Bankruptcy of Constable) v Constable)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Lina Mattsson, barrister at Hardwicke, outlines the recent restructuring and insolvency case, Pickard and another (Joint Trustees in Bankruptcy of Constable) v Constable....

Statutory demands—assignees of debt beware (Dowling v Promontoria (Arrow) Ltd)
Restructuring and Insolvency

The decision in Dowling v Promontoria (Arrow) Ltd [2017] Lexis Citation 292, [2017] All ER (D) 82 (Sep), which resulted from an application to set aside a statutory...

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