Tim Cooper

Tim is a Business Support & Restructuring partner at Addleshaw Goddard, based in Edinburgh, working in all aspects of corporate restructuring, asset recovery and insolvency. He has worked throughout his career as a corporate restructuring and insolvency lawyer, and has over 20 years career experience from the North of England and Scotland as a specialist in this area.

Tim has worked on many high profile restructurings and insolvencies, including leading the team advising the liquidators of The Scottish Coal Company, administrators of Hawick Knitwear and of Ferguson Shipbuilders. Other career highlights range from handling Premier League and Championship football club restructurings, retail cases such as Dolcis Shoes, Whittard of Chelsea and Adams Childrenswear, manufacturing such as Silentnight Group, Behar Carpets, insurance mediation businesses such as FirstCity Group, and many others. Tim is also the Chair of R3 in Scotland, R3 Council Member for Scotland and sits on the R3 Scottish Technical Committee.

Contributed to

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Scotland: insolvency of ordinary partnerships and limited partnerships
Practice Note

This Practice Note, produced in partnership with Tim Cooper of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, looks at the insolvency of ordinary partnerships and limited partnerships in Scotland. It considers how a Scottish partnership can apply for its own sequestration, how creditors can petition for sequestration and other differences for Scottish partnerships.

Scotland: process to enter creditors’ voluntary liquidation (CVL)
Practice Note

This Practice Note, produced in partnership with Tim Cooper of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, looks at the process to enter creditors’ voluntary liquidation (CVL) of a company registered in Scotland and the appointment of a liquidator by creditors.

The Insolvency (Scotland) (Receivership and Winding up) Rules 2018—members' voluntary winding-up
Practice Note

This Practice Note, produced in partnership with Tim Cooper of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, is one of a series of Practice Notes, and describes Part 3 of the Insolvency (Scotland) (Receivership and Winding Up) Rules 2018 in relation to members’ voluntary liquidation (MVL). This Practice Note summarises what changes to procedure and practice apply following the coming into force of the new rules on 6 April 2019.

Practice areas

Membership

  • Full member of R3 ' The Association of Business Recovery Professionals

Panel

  • Scottish Panel

Education

  • LL.B (Hons) Staffordshire University
  • LL.M Public International Law, University of Edinburgh

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