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Mark Phillips

PARTNER

Mark has 30 years’ experience in insolvency practice, dealing with a wide variety of assignments across many industries including construction, sports and leisure, pharmaceuticals, wholesale and retail. Mark also undertakes investigative cases where there are potential claims for, amongst other things, wrongful trading and misfeasance.

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Mark Phillips, Partner

Julie Swan

PARTNER

Julie is a chartered accountant as well as an insolvency practitioner and has worked in insolvency for over 25 years. Julie’s experience is widespread including appointments in construction, fashion, sports and leisure and retail. Julie has also worked within the finance team of a development/construction arm of a listed plc, giving her insight in this area and an understanding of the operational complexities in such businesses. As well as dealing with insolvency issues, Julie lends her experience to cashflow management issues on behalf of solvent clients.

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   Julie Swan, Partner

Sam Talby

PARTNER

Sam is a licenced insolvency practitioner and chartered accountant specialising in providing restructuring, recovery and insolvency advice and programmes to individuals and owner-managed businesses: corporates and unincorporated bodies facing operational or financial uncertainty. Sam has particular experience in the entertainment, fashion, construction and marine industries. Wherever possible, his primary aim is to guide stressed businesses back to financial health with insolvency solutions being the last option.

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  Sam Talby, Partner

Stratford Hamilton

PARTNER

Stratford has 23 years' experience in insolvency. Over the last 10 years he has focussed on asset recovery through investigations and litigation. He has successfully brought civil actions of fraud and wrongful actions by directors and other individuals on behalf of creditor groups, UK Government agencies and shareholders. His investigations have led to significant recoveries not only here in the UK but also from various offshore locations including United States of America and Malaysia.

Stratford is a member of the ICAEW and the Association of Business Recovery Professionals.

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  Stratford Hamilton - Partner

ALISON GROVES

LITIGATION & INVESTIGATION EXECUTIVE

Alison has over 25 years of litigation experience with a focus on insolvency and debt recovery.  Her knowledge lends itself particularly well to investigation work and asset tracing.  Alison works with the partners as well as external lawyers to maximise recovery, always with a commercial focus.

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  Alison Groves, Litigation and Investigation Executive

Keith Hewison

SENIOR ADMINISTRATOR

Keith joined the practice in 2012, having previously worked in the Insolvency Service and a number of other insolvency practices from sole practitioner to a top 4 accountancy firm. 

Keith is CPI qualified and is based in our Newcastle office where he manages a mixed portfolio on Insolvency cases. Keith has 29 years' experience working in the industry.

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   Keith Hewison, Senior Administrator (Placeholder image)

Manni Dhillon

SENIOR ADMINISTRATOR

Manni fell into the world of Corporate Recovery in 2001 having completed a degree in Business and IT!  Manni is CPI qualified and has worked for some of the top 10 Accountancy firms based both in the City and nationally.  Her experience covers all forms of corporate recovery, but specialises in personal insolvency from both debtor and creditor perspectives. She has also handled asset recoveries for receivers appointed by the Court to enforce Confiscation Orders.  Based in our Kent office, Manni is currently managing a mixed portfolio of cases and offers support to local businesses facing financial uncertainty.

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HANNAH GARDNER

SENIOR ADMINISTRATOR

Hannah joined the practice in 2012 to start her Insolvency Career, having studied Business and Administration and previously worked within the retail industry. Hannah is CPI qualified and her experience covers all forms of insolvency, but specialises in Corporate Insolvency and has gained experience in trading Administrations. Based in our Uxbridge Office, Hannah manages a large range of insolvency cases, including Administrations, Liquidations and Bankruptcies.

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  Hannah Gardner, Senior Administrator

LACRA CONSTANTIN

CASE ADMINISTRATOR

Lacra had over 3 years' experience as an insolvency practitioner working in Eastern Europe until she joined PCR in 2019. During her career she has dealt with numerous complex insolvency cases that have required advanced knowledge of the law as it relates to insolvency and related litigation. Lacra is currently dealing with a mixed portfolio of cases, ranging from voluntary liquidations and administration to investigations. Lacra is looking to formally qualify in the UK as well as in Romania.

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  Lacra Constantin, Case Administrator

RYAN THOMSON

CASE ADMINISTRATOR

Ryan joined the practice in 2018 and is starting his career in Insolvency after completing his Extended Business Diploma. Based in our Kent office, Ryan currently manages a mixed portfolio of insolvency cases, including Administrations, Liquidations and Bankruptcies and has gained experience in assisting with trading Administrations.

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DARREN NEWTON

CASE ADMINISTRATOR

Darren joined the practice in March 2020 having spent the last few years as the licensee of a small local pub, where he witnessed the highs and lows of running your own business. Darren has also previously worked as an office administrator and has a NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration. Based in our Bristol Office, Darren currently assists with the management of a range of cases including Liquidations, Bankruptcies and Administrations.

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  Darren Newton, Case Administrator

KAREN MAHONEY

PARTNERS PA

Karen joined the Practice in April 2011 as PA to Julie Swan and Mark Phillips. She has worked in various industries including architects and surveyors, theatre, travel and leisure and is also a director of a family travel business where she has encountered and overcome the financial challenges that businesses face on a daily basis, helping her to understand the problems that arise.

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  Karen Mahoney, Partners PA

JACKIE SMITH

PARTNERS PA

Jackie joined the Practice in June 2014 as PA to Julie Swan and Mark Phillips, having previously worked in various industries including sales and marketing and in education. In addition to working in collaboration with the partners, she has also worked closely with administrators and is responsible for compiling and maintaining several weekly reports.

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KARA BROWN 

OFFICE ASSISTANT

Kara joined the practice in 2012 and is responsible for arranging all office supplies as well as ensuring the general maintenance of the office. Kara also deals with all incoming mail and assists the partners in the arrangement of lunches with clients.

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  Kara Brown, Office Assistant

     

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