Expertise

Tim has significant experience advising insolvency practitioners and financial institutions on all legal matters arising from corporate insolvencies with a particular emphasis on non-contentious aspects. He also has considerable experience advising financial institutions and distressed companies in corporate restructurings where formal insolvency procedures can be avoided. The last 5 years has seen a particular emphasis on acting for distressed investors seeking to acquire non-performing loans or turnaround opportunities.

Experience
  • advising Ernst & Young as the joint administrators of the Hewden Stuart group of companies
  • advising a syndicate of banks on the restructuring of the facilities provided to the Whitworths group, the dried fruit, nut and snack product supplier.
  • advising JD Sports Fashion plc on the sale of Bank Fashion Limited
  • advising Wolseley Plc in respect of their acquisition of the business and assets of Burdens Limited
  • advising Deutsche Bank on the acquisition and workout of the Project Forth portfolio of loans and securities (sold by Lloyds Banking Group)
  • advising Loanstar/Hudsons on the workout of the £100m Olympia portfolio of loans
Year qualified
  • 2004
Education
  • BA Law with Criminology, University of Sheffield (2:1)
  • College of Law, Chester (Distinction)