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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

5 FLEET PLACE, LONDON, EC4M 7RD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7203 5000
Fax:
Fax 020 7203 0200
DX:
19 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.charlesrussellspeechlys.com
Cheltenham, Doha, Dubai, Geneva, Guildford, Hong Kong and 5 more

Simon Ridpath

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Work 020 7427 6406
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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

Work Department

Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency, Energy & Natural Resources, Private Wealth, Retail & Leisure

Position

Simon advises on corporate and personal insolvency law providing advisory, transactional and contentious advice, acting primarily for insolvency practitioners in administrations, receiverships, liquidations and when appointed as trustees in bankruptcy. He also provides insolvency advice to private clients both as creditors and debtors.

Simon is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience highlights:

  • Acting for the Administrators of Peyton & Byrne, Borders, MFI and Allied Carpets on a variety of trading issues and the sale of certain business assets of those specialist retailers
  • Acting for the purchasers of Coventry City Football Club on the purchase of its business and assets
  • Acting for Grant Thornton as the joint administrators of a hotel business in Durham, resulting in a solvent exit from administration with payment in full to all creditors
  • Acting for the liquidator of a biomass power station in North Yorkshire, completing the sale of business and assets to industry competitor and realisations for secured and unsecured creditors
  • Acting for trustee in bankruptcy for recognition of UK insolvency in Oregon, United States under US Bankruptcy code and successful recovery of US estate assets


London: Finance

Corporate restructuring & insolvency

Within: Corporate restructuring & insolvency

The 'incredibly diligent, knowledgeable and approachable' five-partner team at Charles Russell Speechlys LLP 'can deal with everything from complex, cross-border restructuring and insolvency issues to more straightforward, domestic insolvency matters'. Although the firm also handles restructuring and transactional-based matters, it has a particularly strong reputation in relation to contentious insolvency matters, including misfeasance claims brought against directors. Simon Ridpath provides 'very commercial and highly technical advice'.

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