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 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 paralegal experience.

Neeta also did a short stint in litigation at the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office in 2006. 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. She has been working at Lexis Nexis since April 2013.

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.
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14 Jul 2017

The Bankruptcy Court has ruled that HMRC properly served both a statutory demand and a bankruptcy petition on a taxpayer, despite them never being received by the...

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16 May 2017

Debt comes in many shapes and sizes and can have a wide range of impacts on both the person in debt and their family and friends. While awareness of debt issues has...

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3 Mar 2017

The Court of Appeal has determined issues surrounding the completion of individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs) and the impact of such completion on the recovery of the...

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1 Mar 2017

In what is believed to be the first reasoned judgment dealing with an appeal from a decision of the adjudicator not to make a bankruptcy order, we consider the judgment...

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22 Feb 2017

In Harvey v Dunbar Assets plc (No 2), the Court of Appeal was asked to decide whether a debtor could apply to set aside a statutory demand on a ground that he had...

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16 Jan 2017

In what circumstances can a guarantor avoid a call on the guarantee by the lender on the ground of misrepresentation? Joseph Curl, barrister at 9 Stone Buildings, reviews...

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15 Dec 2016

What evidence is required to be relied upon if there is an issue of capacity during the insolvency process? Richard Drinkwater, consultant at Hewlett Swanson, comments on...

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15 Dec 2016

Derek Cockle, solicitor at Osmond & Osmond, assesses the practical implications of the judgment in Hicken v Ellison concerning the Chancery Division’s decision to...

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1 Dec 2016

Richard Ascroft, barrister at Guildhall Chambers, says that Golstein v Bishop underlines the importance of ensuring disclosure of all matters potentially relevant to an...

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28 Nov 2016

Does legal professional privilege attaching to information and documents of a bankrupt devolve to his trustee in bankruptcy? James Mather, barrister at Serle Court,...

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Non-receipt of statutory demands and bankruptcy petitions can still be good service (Re Emmanuel)
Restructuring and Insolvency

The Bankruptcy Court has ruled that HMRC properly served both a statutory demand and a bankruptcy petition on a taxpayer, despite them never being received by the...

Mental health and debt – an unhealthy relationship
Restructuring and Insolvency

Debt comes in many shapes and sizes and can have a wide range of impacts on both the person in debt and their family and friends. While awareness of debt issues has...

PPI claims survive completion of IVA for creditors (Green v Wright)
Restructuring and Insolvency

The Court of Appeal has determined issues surrounding the completion of individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs) and the impact of such completion on the recovery of the...

Appealing the adjudicator's decision not to make a bankruptcy order (Budniok v Adjudicator, Insolvency Service)
Restructuring and Insolvency

In what is believed to be the first reasoned judgment dealing with an appeal from a decision of the adjudicator not to make a bankruptcy order, we consider the judgment...

Setting aside statutory demands and abuse of process (Harvey v Dunbar Assets plc (No 2))
Restructuring and Insolvency

In Harvey v Dunbar Assets plc (No 2), the Court of Appeal was asked to decide whether a debtor could apply to set aside a statutory demand on a ground that he had...

Rare appellate decision on a very common argument
Restructuring and Insolvency

In what circumstances can a guarantor avoid a call on the guarantee by the lender on the ground of misrepresentation? Joseph Curl, barrister at 9 Stone Buildings, reviews...

Insolvency and capacity (Fehily and another v Atkinson and another)
Restructuring and Insolvency

What evidence is required to be relied upon if there is an issue of capacity during the insolvency process? Richard Drinkwater, consultant at Hewlett Swanson, comments on...

Bankrupt’s obligation to disclose financial information—Hicken v Ellison
Restructuring and Insolvency

Derek Cockle, solicitor at Osmond & Osmond, assesses the practical implications of the judgment in Hicken v Ellison concerning the Chancery Division’s decision to...

IVAs and the importance of disclosure (Golstein v Bishop)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Richard Ascroft, barrister at Guildhall Chambers, says that Golstein v Bishop underlines the importance of ensuring disclosure of all matters potentially relevant to an...

Preserving a bankrupt’s rights of privilege (Avonwick Holdings Ltd v Shlosberg)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Does legal professional privilege attaching to information and documents of a bankrupt devolve to his trustee in bankruptcy? James Mather, barrister at Serle Court,...

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