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ICAEW Restructuring and Insolvency Conference 2021

Current issues for IPs

Schedule: 23 Jun 2021 10:19 - 10:19 BST

This on-demand session from experts at Manolete Partners PLC covers several topics of interest to IPs, including the suspension of wrongful trading and directors’ duties, important recent cases, and the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act.


Stephen Baister Independent Non-Executive Director, Manolete Partners PLC

Stephen joined the Company in September 2017 as a senior adviser and was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director in November 2018. Stephen was appointed as a bankruptcy registrar (Judge) of the High Court in 1996 and as chief bankruptcy registrar in 2004, he retired in 2017. Stephen has also been consultant for Moon Beever LLP since November 2017. He has a PhD in Law and was admitted as a solicitor in 1981 and as a licensed insolvency practitioner in 1985. Stephen is a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists, an honorary member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association and honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management.

Charlotte May Associate Director and Head of Key Strategic Partnerships, Manolete Partners PLC

Charlotte is Regional Associate Director, based primarily in the South West and Wales. She is experienced in complex commercial disputes with specialist expertise in property, negligence and insolvency. Charlotte qualified as a solicitor in 2009. In December 2018, Charlotte joined Manolete from national firm Burges Salmon LLP where she worked on high profile retail and property insolvencies. Charlotte is an Associate Member of R3, INSOL Europe and Women in Property.

Nick O'Reilly Chief Operating Officer, Manolete Partners PLC

Nick O’Reilly, FCCA, FIPA, FABRP, joined Manolete in November 2019. His role is focused on business development in the insolvency litigation practice area. Nick started his insolvency career in 1980 at the Insolvency Service. He qualified as a Certified Accountant in 1987. Over the last thirty years Nick has worked at partner level for Rothman Pantall, Levy Gee, FRP Advisory, H W Fisher, and Moorfields Corporate Recovery. Nick lectures widely on all aspects of business recovery and has acted for the Crown Prosecution Service and HM Customs & Excise in Confiscation and Restraint Order Receiverships. Nick is a former President of R3 and has expert knowledge on all aspects of personal and commercial insolvency issues. Nick became Manolete’s Chief Operating Officer in March 2021.

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