Hilary Stonefrost > South Square > London, England > Lawyer Profile

South Square
South Square
3-4 SOUTH SQUARE, GRAY'S INN
LONDON
WC1R 5HP
England

Position

Hilary Stonefrost is a barrister at South Square. She spent a decade as an economist at the Bank of England before being called to the Bar of England and Wales.

She specialises in domestic and cross-border insolvency, restructuring and company law.

Hilary has been instructed in a number of major insolvencies, including: Olympia & York, BCCI, Barings, Railtrack, Hellas and Lehman. She has also been instructed in numerous scheme of arrangement cases, including three heavily contested schemes: Sovereign Marine & General Insurance Co; British Aviation Insurance Co; and, MyTravel Group. More recently she also contested the schemes promoted by Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration) and Stronghold Insurance Co Ltd.

Hilary also has a niche expertise in insolvencies involving football clubs. She has been instructed in the relation to numerous football clubs, including: Leeds United;  Portsmouth; Huddersfield Town; Bournemouth; Coventry; Cardiff City; Crystal Palace; Plymouth Argylle; Luton Town; Rotherham; Notts County and Bolton Wanderers – she was voted Bolton Wanderers Player of the Month in March 2016 by Bolton Wanderers fans.

Since 2013, Hilary has been and is instructed in a number of offshore matters. Trials in which she has been instructed include Acorn International Inc and Torchlight in Grand Cayman.

Career

Called 1991; admitted to appear in Cayman 2014.

Languages

French.

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, INSOL, Commercial Bar Association.

Education

London School of Economics (1978 MSc Economics); City University (1990 PGDP Law).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Insolvency

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Hilary Stonefrost



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She is highly recommended for insolvency work.