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Russell-Cooke LLP

2 PUTNEY HILL, LONDON, SW15 6AB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 8789 9111
Fax:
Fax 020 8780 1194
DX:
59456 PUTNEY
Email:
Web:
www.russell-cooke.co.uk

Lee Ranford

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 8789 9111
Email:
Web:
www.russell-cooke.co.uk/people/lee-ranford/
Russell-Cooke LLP

Work Department

Insolvency and commercial litigation

Position

Partner and licensed insolvency practitioner specialising in contentious insolvency (corporate and personal) and commercial litigation. His insolvency work covers all aspects of personal and corporate insolvency, in advising insolvency practitioners, companies, directors, creditors and debtors on restructuring and recovery options.. Notable cases: R v The Occupational Pensions Regulatory Authority ex parte The Littlewoods Pension Trust Ltd and Guha, TLR [1997]; R v GMC ex parte Toth [2000] WLR 2209; Profinance Trust SA v Gladstone [2002] 1 WLR 1024, [2002] BCLC 141; Tickets NL Tour Operating BV v Mango Events Management Ltd; Swindon Town Football Company Ltd v Diamandis [2011] EWCA IV84; JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov & others [2012]; Konstantin Kagalovsky and others v Balmore Invest Ltd and 7 others [2015] EWHC 1337 (QB); Pakistan v Natwest and others [2015] EWHC 55 (CH)

Career

Trained Stephen Rimmer & Co; qualified 1992; Evill & Coleman 1995; partner 1996; later merged with Russell-Cooke; qualified as an insolvency practitioner 2010. Authorised by the IPA to act as an insolvency practitioner.

Member

Full member R3 (MABRP); London Solicitors Litigation Association.

Education

Caterham School.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Russell-Cooke LLP 'concentrates on providing great value for money and quality advice'. Senior partner John Gould's areas of practice include complex financial schemes; Paolo Sidoli is noted for claims involving fraud and asset-tracing, minority shareholders, directors and partnerships, and breach of warranties; and Lee Ranford is insolvency team head. Elliot Elsey and Michael Stacey were recently made partners, while former commercial litigation team head Francesca Kaye was appointed a Master of the Chancery Division.

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