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Simon Clark

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Walker Morris LLP

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Banking, Restructuring & Insolvency

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Partner 

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Simon deals with all aspects of restructuring and insolvency having always specialised in this area. When acting for banks and corporates, he advises in relation to security issues and enhancements, restructuring and reorganisations and insolvency planning. Directors rely on Simon’s advice when faced with the complicated and high pressure issues which arise when they guide their companies through financial difficulties.

He also advises insolvency practitioners and corporates in relation to the sales and purchase of distressed businesses. Simon has wide experience of advising on all aspects of receiverships, CVAs and administrations. Simon is praised by clients in Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession as being “technically very good” and “able to cut through to the nub of the issue very quickly to get to key legal or commercial points.”

Simon leads our LPA receivership team which acts for lenders and receivers recovering property lending.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Finance

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Simon Clark - Walker Morris LLP

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Walker Morris LLP is ‘an outstanding insolvency firm in Leeds’ that ‘receives top marks across the board’ and combines ‘a strong understanding of the field with unbeatable pragmatism and a client-oriented approach’. Department head Simon Clark is ‘a brilliant problem solver and incredible intellectual’; he focuses on non-contentious corporate recovery and turnaround matters and recently acted for NorthEdge on the restructuring of Help-Link. The team also includes David Hinchliffe, who has a niche specialism in football club finance work; John Roche, who handles claims for insolvency practitioners against company directors; asset-based lending expert Duncan Lole, non-contentious-focused Michael Taylor and Gawain Moore, who regularly works on cross-border insolvencies. Senior associates Sarah MacAuley and Olivia Robinson are also names to note. Moore acted for Begbies Traynor as liquidators of Changtel Solutions and Roche assisted BHP Corporate Solutions as liquidator of Topps Rogers Financial Management. Endless, Deloitte and KPMG are also clients.

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