Simon is a restructuring specialist and primarily deals with complex insolvency situations where there is an element of potential litigation or problems which require creative solutions. His sector experience includes care homes, retail, property, and technology.

Specialisms

  • Board advisory 
  • Complex restructuring 
  • Cross-borderer insolvency 
  • Cash flow management 
  • Balance sheet restructuring 
  • International and complex situations 
  • Accelerated mergers and acquisitions 
  • Complex fraud 
  • Litigation 
  • Special situations 
  • Corporate insolvency

Recent assignment highlights 

  • Receivership of a £45m property in Central London with complex offshore group ownership and a shareholder dispute. 
  • Investigation of a complex financial fraud leading to successful claims against stakeholders and large accountancy firms including one of the “Big Four”. 
  • Restructuring advice to a multinational company listed on NYSE leading to formal appointments over various subsidiaries. 
  • Cross-border appointments over a group of companies that are subject to significant UK litigation in relation to a dispute as to ownership. Management and realization of group subsidiary assets. 
  • Formal insolvency appointments including several formal appointments over both development properties and commercial property with trading businesses. 

Sectors

  • Real Estate  
  • Retail 
  • Fintech 
  • Healthcare 
  • Food and beverage 
  • Hospitality and leisure 
  • Media 

Memberships

Association of Business Recovery Professionals, R3 - Fellow (FABRP)

Insolvency Practitioners Association - Fellow (FIPA)

Qualifications

Joint Insolvency Examination Board (JIEB)

Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (CPI)