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Restructuring and Insolvency


Nigel Barnett is legacy co-head of the Global Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy practice. He has extensive experience in all aspects of insolvency.

Nigel became a partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice in 1991. Having started as a finance litigator Nigel became one the founding partners of the Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy practice. Whilst he now has a broad based insolvency practice he retains a keen interest in the litigation aspects of corporate insolvency.

Nigel is a well known industry figure. He is a current council member of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association and a Deputy Bankruptcy Registrar of the High Court. Between 1999 and 2004 he served as the Lay Observer to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He is also a CEDR accredited mediator. He is recognised as a leader in his field by The Legal 500, Chambers Legal Directory and the International Who’s Who of Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers. He is a regular lecturer at conferences on insolvency issues.

Nigel regularly acts for Insolvency Office Holders, Financial Institutions, Distressed Companies and Directors on insolvency matters. Most recently Nigel acted for the Greek Telecom holding company, Hellas Telecommunications (Luxembourg) II S.C.A. on the largest ever “pre-pack” administration sale in English history.