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Irwin Mitchell

Restructuring/Insolvency

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What the team is known for

Advises insolvency professionals on contentious corporate and personal asset recovery, and creditors, including banks, on debt recovery. Also works with directors and boards of directors on a full range of insolvency-related matters.

Strengths

One source reports: "Irwin Mitchell is our go-to firm on all receivership matters," adding: "The firm has the breadth to bring in experts and has an impressive ability to provide technical and practical advice, taking into account the commercial objectives," going on to praise the firm's "clear communication and accessibility."

Work highlights

Advised Smith & Williamson on the sale of Bishop’s Move to AGM Relocations.

Notable practitioners

Tom Paton has a strong insolvency practice handling both contentious and non-contentious matters. He is particularly adept at handling restructuring matters.
"He is an exceptional lawyer. He has an ability to bring everything together, considering the legal merits, but always with an eye on the commercial outcome." "He is highly commercial, and if we have a problem, we use him as a sounding board. He's also creative in coming up with ideas."

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Overview

Our specialist national restructuring and insolvency team provide expert advice on all matters arising from the financial distress of a business. We regularly advise business owners, insolvency practitioners, pension scheme trustees and lenders. 

Andrew Walker is recognised for his commercial approach to transactions with an innovative approach to fee structures. The Department is best known for Advising Insolvency Practitioners and Restructuring Professionals on: Pre planning, contingency and option reviews, asset recovery through litigation in both in Corporate and Personal Insolvency.Actions against directors, selling assets and technical issues.

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Restructuring/Insolvency

Irwin Mitchell

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Location

Riverside East

2 Millsands

Sheffield

South Yorkshire

UK

S3 8DT

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