Edward Smith

Edward Smith


Edward is a partner in our Finance Group and Head of Restructuring & Insolvency.

Restructuring and insolvency

Edward's practice focuses on complex restructurings and insolvencies, as well as distressed M&A. He advises stakeholders throughout the capital structure, in particular private equity sponsors, corporates and their boards, pension schemes, and insolvency practitioners

Sector experience

Edward has a breadth of experience across varied businesses and jurisdictions. He has gained significant expertise in the retail and leisure sectors, having acted on the restructurings of a range of well-known retail brands. This expertise allowed the team to react immediately to the recent high profile retail casualties on the British high street and to secure mandates on a number of company voluntary agreements (CVAs) and other turnarounds.

Industry recognition

Edward is an active member of R3, INSOL, TMA, and the ILA, which are associations for insolvency, restructuring, advisory and turnaround professionals.

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