Stephen Allinson#94

Stephen Allinson

Stephen has specialised in credit, debt and insolvency work since 1987, and has extensive experience in dealing with the full range of these procedures. Prior to setting up his own consultancy, he was a Business Recovery and Insolvency partner at a major law firm. As well as acting as a Consultant to the legal profession, he also pursues many other projects in the legal, insolvency and credit fields and is a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Law.

As well as being a Solicitor Licensed Insolvency Practitioner, he is an Associate Member of the Association of Property and Fixed Charge Receivers. Stephen was appointed Chairman of the Board of The Insolvency Service in January 2017 and is also the Chairman of the Joint Insolvency Examination Board (JIEB); the Deputy Independent Examiner for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and one of the Chairmen of the Methodist Church Disciplinary Process.

In addition, he has served as a member of the Legal and Technical Committee of the Civil Court Users Association, and a Director of The Money Charity and the Churches Mutual Credit Union.
Contributed to


Guide to insolvency in the agriculture industry
Guide to insolvency in the agriculture industry
Practice notes

This Practice Note, produced in partnership with Stephen Allinson, consultant and Simon Thomas of Moorfields Corporate Insolvency Ltd, looks at the structure and funding of farming businesses, the types of security that can be granted by them and enforcement options available to lenders. It also considers the risks and issues to be considered before taking enforcement action in the agriculture industry, the operational and practical issues faced on appointment of an insolvency practitioner and the factors to consider when assessing the decision whether to continue trading.

Practice Area


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