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Addleshaw Goddard

EXCHANGE TOWER, 19 CANNING STREET, EDINBURGH, EH3 8EH, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 228 2400
Fax:
Fax 0131 222 9800
DX:
ED27 EDINBURGH
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com

Tim Cooper

Tel:
Work 0131 222 9817
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Restructuring and insolvency.

Position

Tim specialises in all aspects of insolvency, restructuring and recovery across a wide range of industry sectors. His experience includes multi-disciplinary corporate restructuring, management and bank-led distressed turnaround, restructuring and distressed acquisitions. Tim has particular experience in the asset-based lending sector, distressed refinance and pension scheme-related distressed restructurings. Career highlights include: in 2013, Tim led a multi-discipline, firm-wide team advising on the high-profile liquidation of The Scottish Coal Company; in 2014, Tim advised the administrators of Ferguson Shipbuilders. More recently Tim has acted for the administrators on the trading administration of Penman Engineering Ltd.

Career

Trained John A B Ridley; qualified 1997, DLA 1997-2004, Squire Sanders Hammonds (now Squire Patton Boggs); Solicitor, Partner HBJ Gateley 2012 to May 2017, Partner Addleshaw Goddard June 2017 - date.

Languages

Conversational German and French.

Member

Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3); R3 council regional representative for Scotland; chair R3 in Scotland Committee; member of the R3/ICAS Scottish Technical Committee; Law Society of England and Wales; registered in Scotland as a foreign expert.

Education

Thomas Rotherham College; Staffordshire University (1992 LLB Hons); Edinburgh University (1993 LLM); Leeds Metropolitan University (1995 DipLP).


Scotland: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Addleshaw Goddard fields 'an impressive level of resource' in Scotland. Led by Jamie McIntosh, who 'offers wise counsel in difficult and complex situations', the group provides 'authoritative and expert support' on management and bank-led turnarounds and corporate restructurings, distressed real estate, debt portfolio transactions, and various other matters. The firm has built upon its merger with HBJ Gateley in 2017 by hiring associate Craig Falconer to its Aberdeen office, and also by winning work from clients such as HSBC, Sainsburys Bank and Close Brothers. McIntosh and Lynsey Walker represented Clipper Holdings in the high-profile case of Shear v Clipper Holdings; the matter concerned whether or not the client had title to enforce a security, following assignation of the security (as part of a portfolio transfer) from Allied Irish Bank. In another notable matter, Tim Cooper and managing associate Jamie Nellany are acting for Moorfields Advisory Limited as the administrators of three Jersey-registered SPV shopping centre companies. A separate team led by Spiers is advising the same client on the administration of the AWG group of companies. Cerberus, Bibby Financial Services and Carval Investors are among other clients. Addi Spiers is 'well-liked and well-respected by clients, particularly banks and acquirers of debt portfolios'.

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