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Nick Pike

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Pinsent Masons LLP


Nick Pike is a Partner with 25 years’ experience in the insolvency industry. He undertakes advisory work for banks, financial institutions, companies and directors on all issues arising out of restructuring distressed businesses. He has been retained by many boards of directors to advise them on their duties in some of the highest profile and complex assignments. Nick acts for a large number of clients in relation to advisory and contentious restructuring and insolvency law assignments. Nick acts for UK and international insolvency practitioners in investigation and asset tracing work, specialising in cross-border cases. He frequently advises stakeholders on the recovery of dissipated assets throughout the world and has considerable experience of the investigatory powers of international insolvency processes.


Bristol University (BA); Guildford College of Law.

London: Finance

Corporate restructuring and insolvency

Within: Corporate restructuring and insolvency

With five partners based in London and also able to call upon the expertise of practitioners across a number of regional offices including Manchester, Birmingham and Scotland, Pinsent Masons LLP has the strength-in-depth to provide a β€˜cost-effective and commercial service’ to a varied mix of clients including banks, IPs and funds engaged predominantly in mid-market domestic mandates. β€˜The reliable’ Tom Withyman has a niche expertise advising on charities restructuring; he recently advised the directors of Aston Student Village on the restructuring of this charity vehicle holding the student accommodation at Aston University. The β€˜approachable’ Nicholas Pike handles both contentious and non-contentious insolvency work; he recently advised Gatwick Airport and a group of seven major airlines on arrangements to provide short-term funding to the Aviator Group, a distressed group of companies that operated a ground-handling services business from London Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle and Birmingham airports. The β€˜very responsive’ Steven Cottee displays a real β€˜"can do" attitude’ across a range of work including law firm insolvencies, while Richard Williams is noted for his expertise on construction restructurings. Clients include HSBC, Alix Partners, KPMG and RBS.

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