B P Collins LLP will advise on the key issues that a director of a company must consider to ensure compliance with duties imposed by company and insolvency legislation. This will include considering what a director can do to avoid possible future litigation should a company not survive the current turbulent times and enters liquidation.
Speaker: David Smellie, Partner, BP Collins (Click here for bio)
David Smellie is a partner in the corporate and commercial group, environment and media teams, and is recognised by Chambers and Partners as an impressive and highly-skilled corporate and commercial lawyer. Principally involved in transactional work (including mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, fundraising and venture capital transactions) and agreements between shareholders with complicated share structures, David has a reputation for providing prompt, “sensible and pragmatic” solutions and balancing attention to detail with a no-nonsense approach to getting deals done.
Speaker: Simon Carroll, Senior Associate, BP Collins (Click here for bio)
Simon Carroll is a senior associate and solicitor-advocate in the dispute resolution group, environment and technology and IP teams. An experienced commercial and regulatory litigator and solicitor-advocate, Simon regularly advises on commercial law, insolvency and asset recovery, often cross-border and with jurisdictional implications, in litigation and arbitration. He also has expertise in construction disputes; regulatory proceedings, often acting for professionals and directors; and in judicial review. Simon won Solicitor-Advocate of the Year at the BB&O Law Society Awards in 2019 and independent legal directory, The Legal 500, also regards Simon as a ‘Rising Star’ in commercial dispute resolution.