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Stephen Leslie
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Stephen qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and joined the Restructuring and Insolvency team at Lexis®PSL in September 2014 from Shoosmiths LLP, where he was a senior associate in the restructuring and insolvency team.

Primarily focused on contentious and advisory corporate and personal insolvency work, Stephen’s experience includes acting for office-holders on a wide range of issues, including appointments, investigations and the recovery and realisation of assets (including antecedent transaction claims), and for creditors in respect of the impact on them of the insolvency of debtors and counterparties.

Most Recent Articles

Daniel Lewis, barrister and counsel for the respondent, at 3 Hare Court sums up the court’s approach to strike out an insolvency claim on the basis of period of...

This case is the latest in an interesting run of authorities during 2018 concerning administrations, including Davey v Money and another, and Re Ve Interactive Ltd...

Preferences—the rebuttable presumption does not lead to easy victories, even when a key witness is missing. A businessman juggling the many (and perhaps usual)...

Luke Pearce, barrister at 20 Essex Street Chambers, discusses the practical implications of the judgment in Orexim Trading Ltd, which concerns the circumstances in...

Insolvency office-holders are under a duty not to assign a cause of action that is without merit. However, it is for the party opposing an assignment to prove that...

A revised version of the Practice Direction on Insolvency Proceedings (PDIP) came into force on 4 July 2018, replacing the version that had come into force on 25...

Kate Rogers, barrister at Radcliffe Chambers, London, considers the decision in Berkshire Homes (Northern) Ltd v Newbury Venture Capital Ltd [2018] EWHC 938 (Ch),...

Alex Hill-Smith, barrister at New Square Chambers, says the appeal in Pathania v Lewis and Okonye clarifies the statutory test to be applied in cases where a...

Francis Collaço Moraes, barrister, of Three Stone, examines the Court of Appeal’s approach to the valuation of what trustees in bankruptcy could recover after a...

Kavan Gunaratna, barrister at Enterprise Chambers, examines the details of Re VE Interactive Ltd, a case which involved a pre-packaged sale of the company’s business...

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