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Work 0113 283 2500
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www.walkermorris.co.uk

Gawain Moore

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Work +44 (0)113 283 4514
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Walker Morris LLP

Work Department

Banking, Restructuring & Insolvency

Position

Partner

Career

Gawain originally trained at Walker Morris and rejoins the Group from Herbert Smith Freehills, where he was based in the London office. Gawain has wide experience in a range of sectors and advises lenders, insolvency practitioners, directors and other stakeholders in all aspects of restructuring and insolvency. Gawain has particular expertise in complex cross-border insolvencies, the use of voluntary arrangements and schemes of arrangement as a restructuring tool, and insolvent groups with significant pension deficits, having advised on some of the most high profile restructurings in recent times, involving multinational groups, national retailers and other household names.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

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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