Pinsent Masons’ flagship Restructuring and Insolvency Conference is back for another year and with in-person events firmly on the agenda, our 2022 Conference looks set to be our best one yet.

Please join experts from Pinsent Masons and a stellar line-up of guest speakers for thought-provoking presentations, insightful discussions and debate followed by networking with industry professionals in one of London’s finest venues, The Brewery.

Highlights include:

  • a 60 minute legal update, with a focus on the cases that matter for the restructuring and insolvency professional – we will tell you why;
  • a report on the state of the UK economy, with global trends and predictions for the future delivered by Jeavon Lolay, Head of Economics and Market Insight from Lloyds Bank; and
  • a comprehensive programme on topics of relevance and importance delivered by Pinsent Masons’ renowned Restructuring team.

Included in your Conference ticket:

  • light breakfast on arrival;
  • four course silver service lunch with wine;
  • morning coffee with snacks; and
  • an informal drinks reception to conclude the day.

Event date

08:30 - 17:30 GMT
£360+VAT per person


Who should attend?

Restructuring professionals, IPs, bankers, funds, surveyors and turnaround professionals.


Conference programme

Please note that this could be subject to change.  Any changes will be communicated in due course.



Registration & light breakfast


Welcome by chair

Steven Cottee, Partner 


Energy and Financial Distress

Dawn Allen, Partner and James Cameron, Partner

With 30 UK energy companies having failed since the summer of 2021, exacerbated by the conflict in Ukraine which has further impacted supply and pricing, Dawn and James will reflect upon the story so far, whether the price cap hikes will be enough to prevent further failures this winter, and what the future looks like for the energy sector.


Legal Update

Sara Segura, Solicitor, Caitlan Stevenson, Solicitor and Emily Nicholl, Solicitor

A 60 minute legal update focusing on the latest and most important cases in the industry.


Morning coffee and refreshments


Hot Topics

Nick Gavin-Brown, Partner and Melanie Moore, Senior Associate

  • Sanctions
  • Financial Services
  • National Security & Investments Act 2021


Panel Session: What lies in store for restructuring lending?

Chair: Andrew Robertson, Partner
Emily Makinson, Head of Complex & International Restructuring, Natwest
Phil Emmerson, COO, Rcapital
Steve Nixon, Regional Head of Corporate, Central & South, Bibby Financial Services (UK) Limited

A debate between senior representatives of UK clearing banks, distressed debt funds and other key stakeholders about their views on the current state of the restructuring lending market and what lies in store for the next 12 months.




Conference Resumes

Session chair: Claire Massie, Partner


Privilege - And why it matters to the restructuring professional

Amy Flavell, Partner and Gemma Kaplan, Partner

A practical session giving study-based examples of dos and don'ts and lessons learnt, drawing on cases where the outcome has turned on what has or has not been disclosed.


Economic Update

Jeavon Lolay, Head of Economics and Market Insight - Lloyds Bank PLC

The UK is going through the most turbulent period in economics since the Second World War. What impact has this – and the global economic climate – on the fortunes of UK PLC in 2023 and beyond?


Drinks Reception


Conference close

Event date

08:30 - 17:30 GMT
£360+VAT per person

Event location

The Brewery
Chiswell Street

The Brewery is very conveniently located in the heart of the City of London. Nearest underground stations are Barbican and Moorgate, whilst Liverpool Street station is about 10 minutes' walk away.

With an enhanced food and drink service, including a light breakfast, full four course meal with wine, morning and afternoon refreshments, the Brewery offers a conference experience second to none.

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