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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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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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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We look at one of the first cases in the EU considering the provisions of the Recast Regulation on Insolvency 2015/848. The Supreme Court of Gibraltar considered the...

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Can a bankrupt give notice to their trustee in bankruptcy (trustee) under section 316 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) requiring the trustee to decide whether or not...

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Paul Marsh, partner at Hillyer McKeown LLP, outlines a recent insolvency case, explaining the conflict at its core—whether documents that might have been subject to legal...

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Richard Ascroft, barrister at Guildhall Chambers, discusses the case of Weir (as trustee in bankruptcy of Claire Elisabeth Hilsdon) v Hilsdon, which provides a worthwhile...

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Alan Bennett, partner at Ashfords LLP, assesses the legal effect of the Protocol (the protocol) published by the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency...

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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...

Bankruptcy orders—to rescind or to annul? (Yang v Official Receiver and others)
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Karen Troy, barrister at Exchange Chambers in Manchester, and who acted in the case, explains the implications of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Yang v Official...

Business and Property Courts of England and Wales operational
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The new Business and Property Courts of England and Wales (B&PCs) became operational on 2 October 2017. We look at the new court headings to be used in the context of...

One of the first Recast Regulation cases (Advalorem Value Asset Fund Ltd v Gregory King)
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We look at one of the first cases in the EU considering the provisions of the Recast Regulation on Insolvency 2015/848. The Supreme Court of Gibraltar considered the...

Are bankrupts interested in disclaimed property? (Frosdick v Fox and another)
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Can a bankrupt give notice to their trustee in bankruptcy (trustee) under section 316 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) requiring the trustee to decide whether or not...

The rights of privilege in bankruptcy cases (Re Lemos; Leeds and another v Lemos and others)
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Paul Marsh, partner at Hillyer McKeown LLP, outlines a recent insolvency case, explaining the conflict at its core—whether documents that might have been subject to legal...

Suspension of discharge from bankruptcy (Weir (as trustee in bankruptcy of Claire Elisabeth Hilsdon) v Hilsdon)
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Richard Ascroft, barrister at Guildhall Chambers, discusses the case of Weir (as trustee in bankruptcy of Claire Elisabeth Hilsdon) v Hilsdon, which provides a worthwhile...

INSOL protocol aims to reduce costs and administration by enabling recognition across borders
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Alan Bennett, partner at Ashfords LLP, assesses the legal effect of the Protocol (the protocol) published by the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency...

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