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ELIZABETH HOUSE, 13-19 QUEEN STREET, LEEDS, LS1 2TW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 246 0622
Fax:
Fax 0113 246 7488
DX:
26427 LEEDS PARK SQUARE
Email:
Web:
www.clarionsolicitors.com

Ben Slack

Tel:
Work 0113 336 3378
Email:
Web:
www.clarionsolicitors.com/our-services/in-business/corporate-recovery-and-insolvency
Clarion

Work Department

Finance

Position

Highly regarded in the finance and restructuring market, Ben is a partner in the finance team and advises financial institutions, lenders and borrowers on financial aspects of lending, reorganisation and restructuring. Ben has a particular focus on the asset based lending sector and the incorporation of new funding platforms. Recent sector experience includes retail, leisure, environmental, transport and haulage and industrial and provident societies.

Career

Trained Pinsent Masons, qualified 2005; solicitor Pinsent Masons LLP 2005-06; partner Addleshaw Goddard LLP 2006-14; Seconded to Royal Bank of Scotland Plc, Global Restructuring Group 2010 - 2011; partner Clarion 2015.

Member

R3; TMA; Insolvency Lawyers Association; Restructuring & Turnaround Consultants Limited.

Education

King Edward VI School, Morpeth; University of Northumbria 1998-2002.

Leisure

Football; rugby; cricket; fishing; travel.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Clarion is a key name in the Leeds market for SME clients, particularly in the manufacturing, engineering, recruitment, healthcare, sport and leisure sectors, and has notable expertise in asset-based lending work and bridging finance matters. The group acts for a variety of clearing banks and has also expanded its instructions from secondary lenders. Marie Pugh leads the team and Ben Slack handles asset-based lending work.

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Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Rising stars

Ben Slack - Clarion

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Clarion's recent work in the insolvency and restructuring sphere includes high-profile national contentious cases, national and regional retail insolvencies and other financing matters. The team has a substantial insolvency practitioner client base as well as acting for secondary and asset-based lenders, clearing banks and brand managers. Practice head Ryan Millmore focuses on corporate insolvencies, Roger Hutton is a key name for pre-insolvency issues, Alice Pratt handles insolvencies, liquidations and administrations; and Ben Slack is an expert in asset-based lending work.

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