Connect Yorkshire West and North Yorkshire Partner Clarion’s corporate recovery and insolvency practice, is seeing further growth with the appointment of Ashley Armitage as a senior associate.
Over the past eight years, Armitage has worked at international law firms in both London and Leeds, advising on a number of high profile insolvencies.
Specialising in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious insolvency, she also provides advice on corporate restructuring. Armitage has acted for office holders, company officers, creditors and potential buyers regarding companies in distress and insolvency procedures.
She also works on investigations relating to potential claims by office holders against company officers and third parties, and any subsequent litigation, as well as advising on claims by creditors.
Armitage has advised clients on insolvencies in a number of sectors, including retail, sports, hospitality, leisure and construction. She has also attained the Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency enabling her to advise clients on points which are not solely ‘legal’, but also on practical aspects of matters.
Ryan Millmore, joint managing partner and head of Clarion’s corporate recovery and insolvency team, said: “With demand for our services in both contentious and non-contentious insolvency continuing to grow, it’s vital that we carry on investing in the team in order to ensure we are able to maintain the swift response and technical expertise for which we are renowned.
“As we build on a very successful 2018, we are bringing on board more talented young lawyers and Ashley is a welcome addition to the team.”