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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SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 11
11 Apr 2014

On 8 April 2014, Chief Registrar Baister gave judgment in the case of Neale v Parkins  [2014] Lexis Citation 47 , where the court looked at the circumstances which would...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 9
21 Mar 2014

What circumstances are required in order for an executor to be removed by the court? Mark Cunningham QC, a barrister at Maitland Chambers, and counsel for the claimant in...

SA-1019-028 925x286 Restructuring and Insolvency 7
28 Jan 2014

What action needs to be taken to stabilise the personal insolvency regime? We spoke to Louise Brittain, partner at Wilkins Kennedy, who highlighted some of the major...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 11
28 Jan 2014

The recent case of Day v Shaw [2014] EWHC 36 (Ch), [2014] All ER (D) 120 (Jan) looked at the court's approach when applying the equity of exoneration. We spoke to Graham...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 6
6 Sep 2013

Why has the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) been amended to repeal the provisions that allowed for the early discharge from bankruptcy? We have a quick look to think about...

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Registrar Baister looks at what circumstances justify a s 313 charge on a bankrupt's home as an alternative to realising the property
Restructuring and Insolvency

On 8 April 2014, Chief Registrar Baister gave judgment in the case of Neale v Parkins  [2014] Lexis Citation 47 , where the court looked at the circumstances which would...

When can an executor be removed?
Restructuring and Insolvency

What circumstances are required in order for an executor to be removed by the court? Mark Cunningham QC, a barrister at Maitland Chambers, and counsel for the claimant in...

Is the personal insolvency regime fit for purpose?
Restructuring and Insolvency

What action needs to be taken to stabilise the personal insolvency regime? We spoke to Louise Brittain, partner at Wilkins Kennedy, who highlighted some of the major...

The equity of exoneration - is it still applicable?
Restructuring and Insolvency

The recent case of Day v Shaw [2014] EWHC 36 (Ch), [2014] All ER (D) 120 (Jan) looked at the court's approach when applying the equity of exoneration. We spoke to Graham...

Early discharge provisions from bankruptcy are repealed
Restructuring and Insolvency

Why has the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) been amended to repeal the provisions that allowed for the early discharge from bankruptcy? We have a quick look to think about...

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