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Brodies LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded practice with strength across a full spectrum of corporate and personal insolvency matters. Demonstrates considerable expertise handling issues such as transactions involving distressed assets, disputes work and bank and borrower-led restructuring projects. Its clients include distressed companies, insolvency practitioners, financial institutions and regulatory bodies.

Strengths

Clients commend the lawyers for "their good technical knowledge and expertise in different areas."

A source says: "Brodies is an excellent firm that has the ability to support the various needs one has."

Work highlights

Successfully represented BDO, as liquidators of Rangers Football Club, in the appeal against a floating charge holder.

Notable practitioners

Lucy McCann is recommended for her skilled handling of insolvency litigation and also non-contentious restructuring and insolvency exercises of all kinds.

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Overview

Our dedicated Restructuring and Insolvency team is one of the biggest and most experienced in Scotland, providing legal support that is grounded in technical precision and commercial insight.

With expertise spanning multiple sectors, our specialist team provides focused advice in relation to all corporate and personal insolvency regimes. We work with parties who are impacted directly or indirectly by financial distress and/or insolvency, including: lenders/funders, borrowers; insolvency practitioners; corporates; their directors, unincorporated organisations; public bodies; individuals; and other stakeholders.

Our experience includes equity and financial restructurings, enforcement and formal insolvency appointments, contingency planning, business loan and asset sales/acquisitions arising from insolvency or non-performance, asset recovery and challengeable transactions. We also advise directors on their duties, disputes, personal liability and disqualification. 

Key highlights:

  • Advised on the airline insolvencies of Thomas Cook, Flybe and Flybmi.​
  • Acted as lead Scottish Counsel in the administration of the Johnston Publishing Group.​
  • Advised on major UK retail CVAs and insolvencies, including Arcadia, Debenhams, Homebase, House of Frasers, Jack Wills and Monsoon.
  • Advised international clients on their restructuring options for UK based subsidiaries.​
  • Advised various contract counterparties in relation to contracts with WrightBus Limited (in Administration).

Restructuring/Insolvency

Brodies LLP

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Location

15 Atholl Crescent

Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh

UK

EH3 8HA

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Restructuring/Insolvency


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