Expertise

Ten year qualified solicitor with experience advising across a breadth of legal areas, from both a private practice and an in-house standpoint.

Engagements undertaken cover a number of sectors, including: Construction & Engineering, Education, Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing & Raw Materials, Real Estate, Retail & Leisure and Transportation.

Practice to-date has been focused on, but not exclusively within, the restructuring and insolvency sphere.

  • Acting for the senior lender and KPMG LLP as subsequently appointed receivers regarding the enforcement over and sale of Legal & General House, Kingswood held in a Jersey Property Unit Trust structure.
  • Leading for a lender in the restructuring of debt and taking of further security in respect of a four-site hotel business.
  • Acting for an invoice financer as to their position and a subsequent release and repurchase of invoices into a management buy-out vehicle of a hotel facilities management company in administration.
  • Advising directors of a distressed business in the automotive / technology sector regarding negotiations with their lender, obtaining further funding (to launch a new product) and dealings with potential purchasers of the business.
  • Acting for administrators in defending a claim of unfair and improper conduct in respect of dealings in third party assets.
Publications
  • Olympic Airlines SA (in liquidation in Greece): a torch for defined benefit pension scheme beneficiaries’, Recovery Magazine Autumn 2012
Languages
  • French (conversational)