Dual qualified in England & Wales and Scotland, with 26 years' cumulative experience in all aspects of business restructuring, recovery and insolvency cases.

Career highlights include:

  • advising senior creditors Cycle Link Group on the administration of OSO Fiber UK, both companies operating in the UK and global paper materials and paper recycling industries
  • advising on administration of Arjowiggins group of companies
  • advising private equity and distressed refinance restructuring specialist Cable Capital Partners on the administration funding of chemical plant demolition and site remediation of Avara Avlon Pharma Services Ltd (in administration)
  • experience in leading on numerous environmental related insolvencies, including The Scottish Coal Company Ltd (in liquidation), Administration of Northburn Industrial Services Limited (waste manager of 80% of Scotland's waste oil product), Liquidation of Doonin Plant Limited and Administration of Oran Environmental Solutions Limited
  • acting for major US funds on recoveries of corporate and personal debtor and personal guarantee secured and unsecured recoveries in England and Scotland
  • dealing with high profile sports club restructurings at the turn of the century such as Leicester City FC, Ipswich Town FC and Leeds United
  • German - conversational 
Professional Memberships
  • R3 – Association of Business Recovery Professionals

Tim Cooper has significant experience in representing insolvency practitioners and financial institutions on restructuring and transactional matters.

"He has outstanding commitment and tenacity, and he delivers quality advice." CHAMBERS 2021

"Tim Cooper provides very straight and practical advice when clients want to cut through the issues and have effective and efficient advice" LEGAL 500, 2019

"Tim Cooper is highlighted for his handling of restructuring and insolvency matters. He is very strong technically, very considered in his opinions and has determination to see a successful outcome says a source. He has specific experience handling issues in the environmental sector" Chambers UK 2017

“Tim Cooper deals with complex restructuring matters, with one commentator noting he is ‘technically astute’. Sources report he is ‘hungry to get deals done and excellent at completing them’.” Chambers, 2015

“Recognised as being part of an excellent, partner-led service” Legal 500 2012