Emma leads the restructuring and insolvency team. She is recognised as a leading individual in the Legal 500 and as a go-to insolvency specialist. Emma has a broad practice and advises on personal and corporate insolvency as well as contentious and non-contentious issues including pre-insolvency advice to directors and stakeholders faced with distress and post-appointment support to enhance recoveries and advise on risk.
Having started her career in-house, and with a grounding in Psychology, Emma has a calm manner and understands the commercial objectives of her clients and the need to deliver advice in a way that meets those needs. Emma works with insolvency practitioners, directors, lenders, investors, creditors and debtors whenever an insolvency event has occurred or is likely to occur.
Emma heads up our Nottingham office but works nationally across our offices including the Birmingham, Manchester and London practices. Insolvency permeates across all sectors and, as such, Emma has good connections across the firm and is adept at working across disciplines and at pulling together a wider team of specialists from our fraud, property, intellectual property, corporate and employment teams who are accustomed to collaborating on complex insolvency assignments.
Insolvent media acquisition
Advising an investor buyer to acquire the business and assets of a production company specialising in sports coverage out of administration.
Hostile insolvency appointment
Supporting the majority directors to appoint administrators to allow a business specialising in the manufacture of heavy goods vehicles to be rescued out of administration despite opposition.
Sale of JV assets
Working with the Administrators of a listed construction company to advise on its JV arrangements and orchestrate the sale of those assets.
"From the moment I met with Emma Taylor and discussed my case she put me at ease within the first 5 minutes. She completely understood the situation and explained what the next stages would be and how to proceed. There was no ambiguity and straight to the point."
"She is really knowledgeable, calm and collected."
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