Rebecca is an experienced member of CMS’ contentious insolvency team, which is part of the firm’s award-winning restructuring and insolvency group. As a specialist litigator, Rebecca combines technical insolvency knowledge together with experience of dealing with contentious issues in both domestic and cross-border insolvency contexts.
Rebecca often works with other CMS offices on complex, cross-order collapses and is regularly appointed to act for office-holders on general issues with respect to stressed/distressed entities, dealing with claims against former directors, advising on the exercise of office-holders’ statutory powers (including applications under section 236 of the Insolvency Act 1986), obtaining recognition of proceedings abroad, investigating retention of title claims and antecedent transactions and the like; all with the ultimate aim of bringing more recoveries into the estate.
Rebecca also acts for creditors, debtors, companies facing financial difficulties and other stakeholders/third parties asserting or facing potential claims.
Rebecca also has experience advising on Schemes of Arrangements of distressed entities that are regulated.