Sills & Betteridge LLP’s corporate offer has been boosted this month with the appointment of consultant solicitor Robin Johnston.
Robin supports insolvency practitioners, creditors (including lenders, suppliers and shareholders) and turnaround investors, typically advising on businesses in distress, refinancing, turnaround and rescue strategies and accelerated M&A. He is experienced in dealing with all aspects of insolvency processes including administrations, liquidations, receiverships and voluntary arrangements.
He is a member of R3 the Association of Recovery Professionals and the Turnaround Management Association.
Robin will work alongside James Conduit’s corporate team in Lincolnshire, the wider East Midlands and South Yorkshire.
James said: “Expanding the range of services we offer to business clients, by adapting to market changes has always been key to the strategic development of our corporate and commercial practice.
“Robin’s hire was very much in response to recent, increased demand for his area of expertise. He is an absolute professional and his intuition and pragmatism are first class. He will be a huge asset to the team and will complement our approach perfectly.”
Robin said: “These are very challenging times for businesses, to say the least. The benefit to leaders and management of calling on insightful and strategic professional advice, as the economy recovers, cannot be understated. By joining such a great firm, I can collaborate with a team of real experts to deliver the advice and solutions our clients will need and I am excited to get started.”
In addition to his legal practice with Sills & Betteridge LLP, Robin serves as a trusted advisor, coach and guide to entrepreneurs and business leaders in the finance, technology and professional services sectors.