Louise is a solicitor in the Corporate Restructuring and Advisory team in the Shoosmiths' Birmingham office. Louise advises on all aspects of insolvency and restructuring and her clients include insolvency practitioners, banks, companies and creditors.
Louise's experience includes advising on company voluntary arrangements, acting both buyer and seller side in business sales out of administration and advising banks in connection with their security documentation.
Louise has advised on a number of retail CVAs including Mucho Mas Ltd T/A Chilango, Elvetham Limited T/A Abokado, Thomas Sabo UK Limited and Polpo Limited. Louise has also assisted with a number of high profile administrations including Oddbins, and ASA Resource Group PLC.
In addition to non-contentious work, Louise also advises on contentious matters. Her most recent notable success includes successfully defending an appeal against an order for the repayment of sums held to be preference payments pursuant to Section 239 of the Insolvency Act 1986.
Louise completed her training contract at HCB Solicitors before joining Shoosmiths in 2017.