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Our advisers act on domestic and international matters of all shapes and sizes, working with many of the leading names in the market. Browse our experience below, or use the filters to look-up recent work in particular geographies and industry sectors.

    Meet the team

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    Ainslie Benzie

    Senior Associate

    Ainslie is a senior associate who specialises in restructuring turnaround and insolvency advising a wide range of stakeholders including banks, insolvency practitioners, creditors, under performing companies and directors.

    Benzie Ainslie
    Amy Flavell


    Amy specialises in advising banks, asset-based lenders, funds, insolvency practitioners, corporates and creditors on all aspects of solvent and insolvent restructuring.

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    Andrew Robertson

    Senior Associate

    Andrew specialises in transactional restructuring and formal insolvency matters.

    Robertson Andrew
    Ann Lalor


    Ann specialises in banking transactions across a range of sectors including real estate and construction, transport and logistics, leisure, retail, natural resources and energy. She advises Irish and international banks and financial institutions, mezzanine lenders, private funders, corporate borrowers and investment vehicles in bilateral and syndicated banking transactions.

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    Bhaljinder Mander

    Legal Director

    Bhal has extensive experience of restructuring transactions and formal insolvency, advising not only banks and insolvency practitioners but also creditors and directors of distressed companies.

    Mander Bhaljinder
    Claire Massie

    Partner, Head of Client Relationships - Financial Services

    Claire heads our Banking & Restructuring team in Scotland and specialises in all aspects of turnaround, restructuring and insolvency law.  She acts for banks, insolvency practitioners, under-performing companies, directors and creditors.

    Massie Claire
    Dawn Allen


    Dawn focuses on non-contentious restructuring and insolvency engagements and advises a range of stakeholders, predominantly financial institutions as well as accountants, corporate clients and their boards of directors.

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    Dr. Attila Bangha-Szabo

    Rechtsanwalt, Legal Director

    Attila is a senior member of the Dispute Resolution team and focuses on complex litigation matters in the field of cross-border insolvency, commercial and corporate law.

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    Gemma Kaplan


    Gemma is our contentious insolvency specialist with 13 years' experience, regularly acting for a large number of clients advising insolvency practitioners and lenders on corporate insolvencies and complex bankruptcies.

    Kaplan Gemma
    Idoya Arteagabeitia


    Idoya is the Partner who leads the Finance department of Pinsent Masons in Spain and also the FinTech/Blockchain area. She specialises in banking and finance work, with extensive experience in domestic and international debt financing.

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    James Cameron


    James has experience in all aspects of restructuring, distress, corporate recovery and insolvency work, but with a primary focus on advisory roles and transactional restructuring and insolvency.

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    Jennifer McCormick

    Senior Associate

    Jennifer McCormick is a Senior Associate involved in all aspects of banking, restructuring and insolvency.

    Jen McCormick
    Jeremy King


    Jeremy has built a reputation in banking and finance for providing commercially astute solutions and delivering timely results for both bank and borrower clients.

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    Mark Leonard

    Solicitor, Partner

    Mark specialises in the area of finance and banking.

    Leonard Mark
    Natalie Colaluca

    Senior Associate

    Natalie is a senior associate involved in all aspects of banking, restructuring and insolvency and has a wealth of experience advising lenders, insolvency practitioners, under-performing corporates and directors across the spectrum of financial distress.

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    Nick Gavin-Brown


    Nick specialises in complex debt restructuring and advising different stakeholders on issues arising in financial distress.

    Gavin-Brown Nick
    Richard Williams


    Richard specialises in advising clients on all aspects of insolvency and restructuring law.

    Williams Richard
    Samantha Palmer


    Samantha is a Partner in the Finance and Projects team.

    Palmer Samantha
    Serena McAllister

    Legal Director

    Serena McAllister is a senior associate with experience of all aspects of corporate recovery and specialising in transactional work for banks, financial institutions and officeholders.

    McAllister Serena
    Stacey Bairner


    Stacey is experienced in all aspects of banking, restructuring and insolvency and specialises in the restructuring and trading of debt.

    Steven Cottee


    Steven specialises in restructuring businesses across a range of sectors.

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    Tom Withyman


    Tom has over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of restructuring and insolvency law and has excellent technical expertise.

    Withyman Tom

    Our expertise, at your disposal

    With over 430 partners and 3000 people around the world, we are well-placed to support you across a full range of legal and advisory services.

    Latest press releases

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    Pinsent Masons advises public-private partnership to develop £1.2bn Manydown garden community

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Hampshire County Council on a public-private partnership which will see the development of at least 3,500 homes in Manydown garden community in Basingstoke, Hampshire.

    Pinsent Masons appoint Banking and Restructuring partner

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has appointed restructuring expert Charles Maunder as a Banking & Restructuring partner within their Finance and Projects group. Charles will commence his role in November.

    Low number of female applicants for top financial services roles

    Little progress being made in hiring and promoting more women to more senior roles.