Mark Prior

Senior Associate
Mark qualified in 2003 and is a senior associate in Squire Patton Boggs’ Restructuring & Insolvency practice based in the Manchester office. With over 11 years’ post qualification experience, his particular expertise covers commercial and legal issues involved in corporate recovery, turnaround and reconstruction, and insolvency law. Mark advises on all formal insolvency processes and has considerable experience in advising on the sale or purchase of distressed businesses and assets, and large-scale property portfolios, and has been instructed to act in several insolvencies in the healthcare sector. Mark also advises on cross-border transactions, solvent restructures, pensions and property-related insolvency issues, as well as advising directors on trading and solvency issues. Mark has prepared several cases for court ranging from complex recovery claims to injunctive relief proceedings, in addition to advising on cases under the Insolvency Act 1986. Mark regularly provides security and restructuring advice to financier clients. Mark has developed a strong presence in Manchester’s Restructuring & Insolvency community, and works with major clearing banks, financiers and accountants. Author of:
  • Guide to insolvency in the care home industry
  • Contributed to


    Guide to insolvency in the care home industry
    Practice Note

    This Practice Note, produced in partnership with Mark Prior of Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP, gives guidance on taking enforcement action in the care home industry. It includes insight into common care home ownership structures and ways to structure a sale of an insolvent care home business around potential regulatory issues. It also includes some points to consider when drafting a sale agreement relating to an insolvent care home business.

    Practice areas


    • Specialist Panel


    • University of Leicester

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