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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12 Oct 2016

Following on from our blog post: Court of Appeal dismisses appeal in IPO case, Simon Passfield, specialist insolvency barrister at Guildhall Chambers, examines the Court...

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7 Oct 2016

The Court of Appeal has handed down its long-awaited judgment in Horton (as Trustee in Bankruptcy of Michael Gerard Henry) v Henry dismissing the appeal brought by Mr...

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28 Sep 2016

In Re Maud the High Court considered how it should approach a bankruptcy petition alleged to have been presented for an ulterior purpose. Tina Kyriakides, barrister...

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7 Sep 2016

In light of the ruling in Re Whyte, Brittain and another v Whyte and another, Marcia Shekerdemian QC, barrister at Wilberforce Chambers, who acted for the applicants,...

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23 Aug 2016

How will the costs judgment in Cooke v Dunbar Assets Plc shape the laws around bankruptcy orders? Faith Julian of 9 Stone Buildings explores the judgment, which is the...

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18 Aug 2016

Reuben Comiskey, barrister at Radcliffe Chambers, discusses AB Agri Ltd v Curtis in relation to challenging an individual voluntary arrangement (IVA) on the ground of...

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1 Aug 2016

How does an insolvency office-holder deal with a third party information notice served on him by HMRC with the approval of the First Tier Tribunal (FTT)? Joseph Curl,...

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19 Jul 2016

Where a debtor’s share transfer is void and the shares are returned but now have a lower value, is the trustee in bankruptcy entitled to the value of shares as per the...

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6 Jul 2016

The decision in Revenue and Customs Commissioners v Smart establishes the principles to be applied when a bankruptcy court is asked to go behind a judgment and when it is...

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21 Jun 2016

Can a bankrupt’s pension income which is the subject of a drawdown arrangement be taken into account when a trustee in bankruptcy applies for an income payments order?...

Restructuring And Insolvency
Court of Appeal provides clarity on pension rights of bankrupts (Horton v Henry)
Restructuring and Insolvency

Following on from our blog post: Court of Appeal dismisses appeal in IPO case, Simon Passfield, specialist insolvency barrister at Guildhall Chambers, examines the Court...

Court of Appeal dismisses appeal in IPO case (Horton v Henry)
Restructuring and Insolvency

The Court of Appeal has handed down its long-awaited judgment in Horton (as Trustee in Bankruptcy of Michael Gerard Henry) v Henry dismissing the appeal brought by Mr...

Bankruptcy order refused where creditors issued petition for ulterior purpose—Re Maud, Maud v Aabar Block Sarl and another
Restructuring and Insolvency

In Re Maud the High Court considered how it should approach a bankruptcy petition alleged to have been presented for an ulterior purpose. Tina Kyriakides, barrister...

Evaluating the effect of restraint orders on bankruptcy (Re Whyte, Brittain and another v Whyte and another)
Restructuring and Insolvency

In light of the ruling in Re Whyte, Brittain and another v Whyte and another, Marcia Shekerdemian QC, barrister at Wilberforce Chambers, who acted for the applicants,...

Who bears the cost of an unsuccessful appeal of a bankruptcy order? (Cooke v Dunbar Assets plc)
Restructuring and Insolvency

How will the costs judgment in Cooke v Dunbar Assets Plc shape the laws around bankruptcy orders? Faith Julian of 9 Stone Buildings explores the judgment, which is the...

Chairman incorrectly deals with creditor's claim in IVA vote—AB Agri Ltd v Curtis and others
Restructuring and Insolvency

Reuben Comiskey, barrister at Radcliffe Chambers, discusses AB Agri Ltd v Curtis in relation to challenging an individual voluntary arrangement (IVA) on the ground of...

Bankruptcy court has no control over HMRC's third party notices—Revenue and Customs Commissioners v Ariel
Restructuring and Insolvency

How does an insolvency office-holder deal with a third party information notice served on him by HMRC with the approval of the First Tier Tribunal (FTT)? Joseph Curl,...

Examining the correct basis of valuation—Ingram v Ahmed
Restructuring and Insolvency

Where a debtor’s share transfer is void and the shares are returned but now have a lower value, is the trustee in bankruptcy entitled to the value of shares as per the...

Bankruptcy orders and the mutual assistance regime—Revenue and Customs Commissioners v Smart
Restructuring and Insolvency

The decision in Revenue and Customs Commissioners v Smart establishes the principles to be applied when a bankruptcy court is asked to go behind a judgment and when it is...

Court considers income payments orders and pensions—Hinton v Wotherspoon
Restructuring and Insolvency

Can a bankrupt’s pension income which is the subject of a drawdown arrangement be taken into account when a trustee in bankruptcy applies for an income payments order?...

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