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Irwin Mitchell

2 WELLINGTON PLACE, LEEDS, LS1 4BZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 234 3333
Fax:
Fax 0113 234 3322
DX:
706951 LEEDS PARK SQUARE
Email:
Web:
www.irwinmitchell.com

Andrew Walker

Tel:
Work 0370 900 2179
Email:
Irwin Mitchell

Work Department

Business legal services.

Position

National head of restructring and insolvency. Specialises exclusively in turnaround and insolvency matters, including advising banks, asset-based lenders, boards of directors, insolvency practitioners, debtors and other creditors on all matters arising where insolvency is likely unless action is taken by restructuring or where a formal insolvency is imminent or has occurred. Instructed by HSBC, RBS, NatWest, Lloyds Banking Group, Santander, PwC, KPMG, Deloitte, Begbies Traynor, GT, Baker Tilly. Advises on both contentious and non-contentious matters.

Career

Trained Irwin Mitchell; qualified 1994; partner 2001. Trustee of Yorkshire Dance.

Member

R3.

Education

Honley High School; Selwyn College, Cambridge.

Leisure

Climbing, opera, skiing, sculpture, tennis.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Irwin Mitchell ‘never provides anything less than excellent advice’ utilising ‘great technical knowledge paired with a good dose of commercial reality’. The team is highly regarded for its real estate restructuring work; it recently acted for Armstrong Watson as liquidators of a property company and assisted a market leading insolvency firm as joint trustees with the bankruptcy of three individuals including handling asset realisations of a property portfolio. Other areas of expertise include corporate advisory work, pension scheme issues and commercial insolvencies. Andrew Walker is the national head of the firm’s restructuring and insolvency department, which includes the Leeds-based Doug Robertson, who is ‘easy to work with and incredibly approachable’; and ‘consummate professional’ Tom Paton in Sheffield.

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