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Scotland Restructuring/Insolvency
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Restructuring/Insolvency - Scotland
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What the team is known for

Distinguished insolvency practice which regularly handles complex restructuring mandates for lenders, borrowers and insolvency practitioners, alongside broader roles advising purchasers on distressed asset transactional matters. Also held in high regard for the strength of its litigation team, which handles a wide variety of enforcement and wider insolvency-related claims.

Strengths

Sources say: "They are very good with clients and provide quick commercial answers - a very approachable and user-friendly team."

Work highlights

Advised Deloitte as administrators of Arcadia in connection with numerous Scottish landlords' claims and strategy for continuing to trade certain premises.

Notable practitioners

Gary Moffat is recommended for his able handling of contentious insolvency proceedings and complex restructuring exercises.
"He is very good on contentious matters."

Michael Thomson leads the restructuring and insolvency team. He provides high-quality advice across an array of contentious and non-contentious restructuring and distressed business scenarios in various sectors such as leisure, retail and travel.
"He's incredibly nice and reassuring as well as being very quick in turning things around and keeping others in the loop." "He has the energy and commitment to get the job done."

Allana Sweeney is a director at Burness Paull and handles a range of insolvency work on behalf of financial institutions and insolvency practitioners.

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Gary Moffat
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Michael Thomson
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Allana Sweeney
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