Noelle is a Senior Associate in the corporate department’s Restructuring and Advisory team in the Manchester office. Noelle specialises in both contentious and non-contentious aspects of restructuring and insolvency matters, including advising on administrations, receiverships, liquidations and CVA's. Noelle acts on behalf of insolvency practitioners, banks and other financial institutions.
Noelle's contentious experience includes advising on ROT issues, supply chain risks, formal insolvency appointments, directors' duties, debt collection and challenging antecedent transactions.
Noelle's non-contentious/transactional experience includes advising on business and asset sales (acting for buyer and seller) and property disposals, advising insolvency practitioners on day to day issues that arise in respect of trading an insolvent company and undertaking reviews of lender's security. Noelle has worked on a number of high profile retail insolvencies including: BHS, Toys R Us, Bargain Booze and Wine Rack and Direct Golf.
Noelle completed the LPC with Distinction at The College of Law in Chester in 2007. Noelle then trained at DLA Piper UK LLP (Manchester office) before qualifying into their Restructuring and Insolvency department in 2010. During this time, Noelle was promoted to Senior Associate level. Noelle remained at DLA Piper until August 2018. Following a short period at home to focus on her young family, Noelle joined Shoosmiths in May 2019.