Connect Yorkshire legal Partner and Leeds-based law firm Clarion, has appointed a new legal director to its business restructuring and insolvency practice.
Victoria Kay has experience acting on both bank-led and business-led restructuring work, acting for insolvency practitioners on formal insolvencies and advising businesses and directors on a range of financial distress related issues.
She also has notable corporate restructuring and insolvency experience having acted in respect of both the sale and purchase of a number of high-profile distressed businesses across sectors including football, retail and leisure.
Kay said: “Clarion is a major player in the field of insolvency and restructuring, with the largest dedicated team in the North. It commands a significant market share of restructuring and insolvency work and I am delighted to be joining such a prominent, well-respected and ambitious team.
“Clarion’s values, such as its focus on investing in client relationships, resonate with me. I like the fact that Clarion champions individuality, encouraging its people to be who they are. It is this culture that creates the spark and energy which the firm has.”
Ryan Millmore, Clarion’s joint managing partner and head of its business restructuring and insolvency practice, added: “As we continue to pick up significant restructuring and turnaround assignments both at a national and regional level, Victoria will further strengthen our offering, adding breadth and depth to our already excellent team.
“With government support measures starting to be withdrawn in the coming months, businesses will face inevitable challenges but also opportunities and we are ideally placed to help support them with those.”