Mr Simon Clark > Walker Morris LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Walker Morris LLP
33 Wellington Street

Work Department

Banking, Restructuring & Insolvency




Simon deals with all aspects of restructuring and insolvency having always specialised in this area. When acting for banks and corporates, he advises in relation to security issues and enhancements, restructuring and reorganisations and insolvency planning. Directors rely on Simon’s advice when faced with the complicated and high pressure issues which arise when they guide their companies through financial difficulties.

He also advises insolvency practitioners and corporates in relation to the sales and purchase of distressed businesses. Simon has wide experience of advising on all aspects of receiverships, CVAs and administrations. Simon is praised by clients in Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession as being “technically very good” and “able to cut through to the nub of the issue very quickly to get to key legal or commercial points.”

Simon leads our LPA receivership team which acts for lenders and receivers recovering property lending.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

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Simon ClarkWalker Morris LLP

Walker Morris LLP counts banks, insolvency practitioners, private equity funds, challengers and alternative lenders, as well as major corporates as clients, acting on high-profile business insolvencies. Practice co-heads Gawain Moore and Duncan Lole advise on complex restructurings; Moore works on major retail and construction matters, while Lole specialises in financial services and regulated industry work. Simon Clark continues to be active, and was appointed to  a senior leadership position within the firm in 2019. Michael Taylor has particular expertise in debt-to-equity deals on behalf of indebted companies. Director Olivia Robinson specialises in complex financial services matters, alongside work in other regulated industries.