Fieldfisher strengthens its Insolvency & Restructuring team with lateral hire
Stewart Perry joins Fieldfisher to strengthen Insolvency and Restructuring team
European law firm Fieldfisher has grown its Insolvency & Restructuring offering with the appointment of well-known insolvency specialist Stewart Perry. Stewart joins the firm from Clyde & Co where he was a partner.
Stewart specialises in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious insolvency work and primarily acts for insolvency practitioners, various categories of financier and directors of distressed companies. He chairs the R3 (the Association of Business Recovery Professionals) General Technical Committee, as well as sitting on their National Council. Stewart is also a consulting editor to the Lexis Nexis PSL insolvency product with other City partners and judiciary.
Stewart has a particular focus on the oil and gas sector and is instructed by a broad range of clients including globally renowned Operators and Contractors. He regularly presents to clients at industry conferences and is the only insolvency specialist member on the LOGIC standard contracts working group.
Commenting on the appointment Andrew Evans, Head of the Finance Group at Fieldfisher says: "Stewart's expertise is a valuable addition to the Fieldfisher team. As well as being a leader in the Insolvency field, his focus on the finance and oil and gas sectors – both key sector focuses for the firm – allows us to provide another service for our clients. I am delighted that he has joined the firm. "