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Edwin Coe LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency: Personal Insolvency

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What the team is known for

An excellent track record across the insolvency sphere including property disposal, dispersal of wealth and complex, sensitive personal cases. Notably strong fraud practice, with a wealth of experience handling consumer/investor fraud scam matters. Regularly pursues complex, cross-border claims against wealthy individuals.

Strengths

Clients say: "Edwin Coe is a very good firm to work with. They have partners and experts to cover all major legal areas."

Another client describes the firm as "very professional," and adds: "It's a good firm offering good advice."

Work highlights

Acted for the trustee in bankruptcy of a debtor involved in a land banking Ponzi scheme.

Notable practitioners

Head of restructuring and insolvency at the firm, Ali Zaidi is regarded as an expert in contentious and complex insolvency cases, with notable expertise in fraud-related work. His client roster includes both debtors and trustees, for whom he regularly acts on both domestic and cross-border insolvencies.
"Ali Zaidi is very pragmatic with sensible and down-to-earth approaches to problems." "He has an excellent understanding of his area of expertise."

Simeon Gilchrist is experienced handling significant bankruptcies and IVAs, often acting for clients such as debtors, trustees and insolvency practitioners.
"Simeon Gilchrist is a standout in the personal insolvency space." "Simeon is very bright and very meticulous in the work he does."

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Overview

Edwin Coe is well placed to advise on all aspects of restructuring and insolvency, with a highly experienced team and a consultant who is dual qualified as an Insolvency Practitioner.

Whether you are an individual facing personal insolvency, a company requiring advice on corporate restructuring, or an Insolvency Practitioner acting as an office holder, we are able to advise on all aspects of insolvency, bankruptcy and liquidation.

We also regularly undertake licensing and disciplinary work for Insolvency Practitioners, ranging from individual practitioners to firms of accountants of all sizes.

Where necessary we are able to call upon the knowledge and expertise of lawyers working in complementary areas within the firm, such as banking, property, employment, litigation and insurance, to assist clients with a wide variety of complex issues. Whether we act on a conditional fee basis, a fixed fee or time cost basis, we promise value for money.

For further information please see www.edwincoe.com/our-expertise/restructuring-insolvency/

Restructuring/Insolvency: Personal Insolvency

Edwin Coe LLP

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Location

2 Stone Buildings

Lincoln's Inn

London

Greater London

UK

WC2A 3TH

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Restructuring/Insolvency: Personal Insolvency


Ali Zaidi
Band 2
Simeon Gilchrist
Band 1