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Libby Elliott

T: +44 20 7809 2436 M: +44 7920 724 886 Email Libby | Vcard Office: London


Corporate restructuring and insolvency

Corporate restructuring and insolvency

Libby Elliott Partner

Contact details

Libby Elliott

Libby Elliott

T: +44 20 7809 2436 M: +44 7920 724 886 Email Libby | Vcard Office: London

Libby is a restructuring and insolvency expert focussing on all aspects of corporate financial distress with significant cross-border experience. Clients value her sensible and commercial approach.
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Libby acts for a wide range of stakeholders including insolvency officeholders, debtors, banks and other financial institutions, funds and directors.

Her practice covers consensual restructuring, using restructuring tools such as schemes of arrangement, CVAs, COMI shifts and pre-pack administration sales, formal insolvencies, business disposal, managing counterparty risk and advising on management duties and risk. She also has significant experience in dealing with disputes arising in the context of formal insolvencies.

Libby is on the editorial panel of eurofenix, the publication of INSOL Europe and regularly speaks at external courses and conferences.

"combines quality legal skills with winning charm and diplomacy"
The Legal 500 UK 2016

  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Dispute resolution

Premier Bathrooms

Acting for administrators in relation to a pre-pack sale and associated debt restructuring.

Tees Alliance Group

Acting for the administrators of a wind turbine manufacturer including sale of the business.

Project Quest

Advising company on ground breaking scheme of arrangement in relation to liabilities to consumers arising from the way in which certain regulated products were sold.

Project Ebony

Advising company on potential restructuring of bond debt through a number of schemes of arrangement.

RSM Tenon

Advising the purchaser of the Tenon group, the UK's seventh largest accountancy practice, through a pre-pack administration. 

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Acting for middle eastern bank in defending s.236 claim by liquidators.

Nicole Farhi

Advising the administrators in relation to a potential claim in connection with this administration.

Escombe Lambert

Advising administrators on potential claims arising out of the administration of this shipping agent.

Professional negligence

Advising administrators in a number of matters in relation to claims against professional advisers.

More: Dispute resolution
  • Accountancy firms

RSM Tenon

Advising the purchaser of the financially distressed Tenon group, the UK’s seventh largest accountancy practice, on its purchase of Tenon's business and assets through a pre-pack administration.


Advised KPMG in defending a claim brought against it by a liquidator of a company of which KPMG partners were administrators.

AlixPartners Services UK LLP (formerly Zolfo Cooper LLP)

Advising Individuals of AlixPartners in their capacity as administrators of the pre-pack administration and associated debt restructuring of Premier Bathrooms.

More: Accountancy firms


Corporate restructuring and insolvency

Corporate restructuring and insolvency

Latest news & insights

29 Jun 2016

From News

Stephenson Harwood completes major cross border restructuring

Deal paves the way for further Hong Kong and BVI schemes to be used to restructure foreign law governed debt


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