DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Morton Fraser

Restructuring/Insolvency

2 ranked lawyersBand 3ScotlandUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Advises on a range of contentious and non-contentious insolvency matters, with notable expertise in distressed debt-related matters and asset recovery. Often acts for liquidators on appointments and court proceedings, alongside roles acting for banks, distressed businesses and directors. Liaises with its financial crime team to advise on asset recovery, fraud and proceeds of crime-related matters.

Work highlights

Represented a former Spanish director in disqualification proceedings relating to an insolvent retail chain. This included negotiating a disqualification undertaking as well as negotiating a settlement of claims with the liquidators.

Notable practitioners

Alan Meek maintains a healthy reputation for his practice advising on corporate restructuring, director duties and director disqualification proceedings. His client base consists of the full range of stakeholders, taking in lenders, distressed companies and insolvency practitioners.

Yvonne Brady concentrates her highly acclaimed practice on high-profile sophisticated insolvency mandates. Her recent activity has involved complex restructuring assignments in various sectors such as agriculture and automotive.
"Yvonne has a lot of experience, is extremely strong technically and has the strength and depth to back things up." "Yvonne is excellent - well recognised within the industry, proactive and responsive."

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Scotland

Restructuring/Insolvency


Alan Crawford Meek
Band 3
Yvonne Brady
Star Individuals