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Tel:
Work 0113 283 2500
DX:
12051 LEEDS
Email:
Web:
www.walkermorris.co.uk

John Roche

Tel:
Work +44 (0)113 283 2637
Email:
Web:
www.walkermorris.co.uk 
Walker Morris LLP

Work Department

Banking, Restructuring & Insolvency

Position

Partner

Career

John has significant experience in the insolvency market. A member of R3 and an accredited mediator, he has developed a varied and highly respected practice in the corporate and personal insolvency field, acting for both insolvency practitioners and company directors. He has a particular interest in pursuing claims for insolvency practitioners, regularly taking on cases on a conditional fee basis, and recovering significant sums for the benefit of creditors.

As one of the seven partners in the firm’s Finance practice, John also heads up the firm’s nationally recognised personal insolvency practice.

John Roche represents clients in contentious and non-contentious corporate and personal insolvency cases. He is also an accredited mediator. Sources comment: “He is very well known and respected. He has a very good eye for detail and is very persuasive.”


Yorkshire and the Humber: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Walker Morris LLP acts on national restructuring and insolvency matters for funders, corporates and administrators. Alongside the team's traditional lender client base and strength in the financial services sector, it has seen an increase in instructions from debt funds and private equity clients. Simon Clark and Duncan Lole jointly lead the practice, which also includes David Hinchliffe, who has a particular focus on finance work for football clubs. The team also includes consultant John Roche, senior associate Sarah MacAuley  - who handles contentious insolvency matters - and senior associate Olivia Robinson, an expert in the financial services and regulated sectors.

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