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Simon Ridpath, Partner

Simon advises on corporate and personal insolvency law providing advisory, transactional and contentious advice, acting primarily for insolvency practitioners in administrations, receiverships, liquidations and when appointed as trustees in bankruptcy.

Simon Ridpath, Partner

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Corporate Restructuring & Recovery

Summary

Simon advises on corporate and personal insolvency law providing advisory, transactional and contentious advice, acting primarily for insolvency practitioners in administrations, receiverships, liquidations and when appointed as trustees in bankruptcy. He also provides insolvency advice to private clients both as creditors and debtors.

Simon is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience highlights

  • Acting for the Administrators of Peyton & Byrne, Borders, MFI and Allied Carpets on a variety of trading issues and the sale of certain business assets of those specialist retailers
  • Acting for the purchasers of Coventry City Football Club on the purchase of its business and assets
  • Acting for Grant Thornton as the joint administrators of a hotel business in Durham, resulting in a solvent exit from administration with payment in full to all creditors
  • Acting for the liquidator of a biomass power station in North Yorkshire, completing the sale of business and assets to industry competitor and realisations for secured and unsecured creditors
  • Acting for trustee in bankruptcy for recognition of UK insolvency in Oregon, United States under US Bankruptcy code and successful recovery of US estate assets

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