Restructuring and Insolvency

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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.

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.

Pietra has completed the Bar Professional Training Course at the University of Law and was called to the Bar in 2019. Prior to the BPTC, Pietra undertook a law degree at the University of Bristol.

 
Helen joined LexisPSL in 2019, prior to which she was a Professional Support Lawyer at CMS specialising in insolvency and restructuring. She has broad experience in advisory, non-contentious and contentious work, including directorsâ?? issues, formal appointments, security issues and cross border recognition and assistance. She advised on financial institution insolvency and the insolvency of professional partnerships.

Helen trained at Lovells (now Hogan Lovells), qualifying in 2008. She was previously an associate at Lawrence Graham (now Gowling WLG) as well as the commissioning editor of Corporate Rescue and Insolvency journal.

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.

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7 Sep 2020

The High Court has expedited a trial at which it would be determined whether luxury car manufacturer McLaren Group could obtain the release of certain security for the...

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2 Sep 2020

This case analysis looks at the first ever sanction hearing for a new Part 26A restructuring plan (or Part 26A plan or Part 26A scheme) created by the Corporate...

24 Aug 2020

This news analysis provides an in-depth consideration of the changes to termination clauses introduced by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020. It is based on...

24 Aug 2020

This News Analysis considers in detail the new moratorium and restructuring plan procedures introduced by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020). It...

21 Aug 2020

Nicholas Trompeter, barrister at Selborne Chambers, examines the Court of Appeal’s decision that the respondent companies did not have to be wound up for operating...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 2
14 Aug 2020

On the hearing of a winding up petition, the court held that the presumption that a company’s centre of main interests (COMI) was in the place of its registered...

7 Jul 2020

We look at the reforms to the insolvency law in Shenzhen, China prompted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Written by Catherine Shen, ABLI.

SA-1019-028-255x247(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 3
30 Jun 2020

We look at the reforms to the insolvency law of Cayman Islands prompted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Written by Nicholas Fox, partner, Mourant Ozannes, Cayman...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 3
29 Jun 2020

We look at the reforms to the insolvency law of Brunei prompted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Written by Nava Palaniandy, Partner of Ahmad Isa & Partners. Nava...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 3
26 Jun 2020

Having received its first reading in the House of Commons on 20 May 2020, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill has today been published (having received Royal...

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High Court orders expedition to determine issues relating to a financial restructuring given insolvency alternative (McLaren Holdings Ltd v US Bank Trustees Ltd)
Restructuring and Insolvency

The High Court has expedited a trial at which it would be determined whether luxury car manufacturer McLaren Group could obtain the release of certain...

Virgin Atlantic—first ever Part 26A restructuring plan receives approval at sanction hearing
Restructuring and Insolvency

This case analysis looks at the first ever sanction hearing for a new Part 26A restructuring plan (or Part 26A plan or Part 26A scheme) created by the...

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020: freezes on contract terminations
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This news analysis provides an in-depth consideration of the changes to termination clauses introduced by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act...

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—the rise of the moratorium and restructuring plan and the fall of the Scheme?
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This News Analysis considers in detail the new moratorium and restructuring plan procedures introduced by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act...

Court of Appeal—business rates avoidance scheme legitimate (Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy v PAG Asset Preservation)
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Nicholas Trompeter, barrister at Selborne Chambers, examines the Court of Appeal’s decision that the respondent companies did not have to be...

Centre of main interests and rebutting the registered office presumption (Re Melars Group)
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On the hearing of a winding up petition, the court held that the presumption that a company’s centre of main interests (COMI) was in the place...

INSOL Europe/LexisNexis coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker of Insolvency Reforms—Shenzhen, China
Restructuring and Insolvency

We look at the reforms to the insolvency law in Shenzhen, China prompted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Written by Catherine Shen, ABLI.

INSOL Europe/LexisNexis coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker of Insolvency Reforms—Cayman Islands
Restructuring and Insolvency

We look at the reforms to the insolvency law of Cayman Islands prompted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Written by Nicholas Fox, partner,...

INSOL Europe/LexisNexis coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker of Insolvency Reforms—Brunei
Restructuring and Insolvency

We look at the reforms to the insolvency law of Brunei prompted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Written by Nava Palaniandy, Partner of Ahmad...

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020
Restructuring and Insolvency

Having received its first reading in the House of Commons on 20 May 2020, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill has today been published...

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