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Freeths LLP

THIRD FLOOR, ST JAMES' BUILDING, 61-95 OXFORD STREET, MANCHESTER, M1 6FQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 634 2540
Fax:
Fax 0845 634 2541
DX:
745360 MANCHESTER 76
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk

Kevin Pinkerton

Tel:
Work 0845 634 2560
Email:
Freeths LLP

Work Department

Restructuring and insolvency.

Position

Partner dealing with all aspects of corporate recovery and insolvency with a particular focus on non-contentious work arising out of administrations. Advises insolvency practitioners, directors, creditors and individuals.

Career

Trained George Davies Solicitors; qualified 2002;  assistant/associate Turner Parkinson 2003-07; associate Freeths 2007-10; partner Freeths 2010. Licensed Insolvency Practitioner 2009.

Member

Law Society; R3, Insolvency Practitioners Association.

Education

Methodist College, Belfast; University of Manchester (1999 LLB (Hons)); Manchester Metropolitan University (2000 LPC); licensed insolvency practitioner 2009.

Leisure

Squash, football, history.


North West: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Freeths LLP handles contentious and non-contentious insolvency mandates, acting for a number of national and regional insolvency practitioners. The team defended one of the three directors of Main Realisations Ltd (in liquidation) on a £2m wrongful trading claim against its liquidators and represented the liquidator of GP Aviation Group International who faced a £1.7m challenge from the company directors. The team also advised the joint administrators of Mellwood Construction. Begbies Traynor, KPMG, PwC, Crawfords Accountants and BDO are clients. Litigator and asset recovery specialist Joey Byrne heads the national restructuring and insolvency practice; he is ably supported by Kevin Pinkerton, who is experienced in restructuring, corporate recovery, bankruptcy and insolvency. Director Chris Ali handles transactional restructuring and insolvency matters and is experienced in insolvency-related real estate issues. Senior associate Henry Clappison is also recommended.

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