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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Does a trustee in bankruptcy (TIB) acquire the benefit of the bankrupt’s legal professional privilege? Marcia Shekerdemian QC of Wilberforce Chambers considers the...

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Is there any way for trustees in bankruptcy (trustees) to circumvent the Court of Appeal’s decision in Hill v Haines? John de Waal QC, barrister at Hardwicke Chambers,...

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Joseph Wigley, barrister at 4 Stone Buildings, examines the case Re Khan; Reynold Porter Chamberlain LLP v Khan where the court had to determine whether it had...

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James Dawson, barrister at 3PB, considers the decision in Re C. & M.B. Holdings Ltd, where trustees in bankruptcy sought relief in relation to a company in which the...

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In what circumstances will a court discharge an individual’s discharge from bankruptcy, and what level of co-operation is a bankrupt expected to provide to his trustee in...

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What are the requirements as to service of a bankruptcy petition? Does the petition have to physically touch the debtor to constitute personal service? Steven Thompson...

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Trustees in bankruptcy and privilege—a spanner in the works? (Shlosberg v Avonwick Holdings)
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Does a trustee in bankruptcy (TIB) acquire the benefit of the bankrupt’s legal professional privilege? Marcia Shekerdemian QC of Wilberforce Chambers considers the...

Debtor payments leading up to the making of a bankruptcy order—Thomas and another v D’Eye and others
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What are the consequences of a money transaction being void under section 284 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), and what relief can the court grant? Joseph Curl,...

Council tax liability and bankruptcy petitions—Okon v London Borough of Lewisham
Restructuring and Insolvency

What does the decision in Okon v London Borough of Lewisham tell us about the approach the court will take to appeals to set aside bankruptcy orders in relation to...

When and how can trustees set aside ancillary relief orders? (Sands v Singh)
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Is there any way for trustees in bankruptcy (trustees) to circumvent the Court of Appeal’s decision in Hill v Haines? John de Waal QC, barrister at Hardwicke Chambers,...

What is meant by ‘ordinarily resident’ in bankruptcy proceedings? (Re Khan)
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Joseph Wigley, barrister at 4 Stone Buildings, examines the case Re Khan; Reynold Porter Chamberlain LLP v Khan where the court had to determine whether it had...

Challenging the validity of an IVA
Restructuring and Insolvency

Has the judgment in Narandas-Girdhar and another v Bradstock clarified the position when challenging the approval of a voluntary arrangement by a creditors’ meeting?...

Bankrupts involved in the management of a company—a cautionary tale
Restructuring and Insolvency

James Dawson, barrister at 3PB, considers the decision in Re C. & M.B. Holdings Ltd, where trustees in bankruptcy sought relief in relation to a company in which the...

Discharge from bankruptcy—co-operation must be real (Keely v Bell)
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In what circumstances will a court discharge an individual’s discharge from bankruptcy, and what level of co-operation is a bankrupt expected to provide to his trustee in...

Does service of a bankruptcy petition need the personal touch? (Morby v Gate Gourmet Luxembourg IV Sarl and another)
Restructuring and Insolvency

What are the requirements as to service of a bankruptcy petition? Does the petition have to physically touch the debtor to constitute personal service? Steven Thompson...

New bankruptcy applications regime to come into force
Restructuring and Insolvency

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) received Royal Assent on 25 April 2013 and ERRA 2013, s 71 introduced a new bankruptcy applications regime to...

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