Susan Kelly leads the Restructuring & Insolvency practice group in the UK and Europe and is a member of our Global Board.
She worked in London for the first half of her career, and although now based in Manchester, she spends time in London, Europe and further afield in her capacity as co-chair of the Cross Border Restructuring group.
Susan's expertise covers a broad range of domestic and international insolvency (both contentious and non-contentious), lender security reviews and enhancement, restructuring, turnaround and business support. She has particular experience of acting for financiers, including top-tier banks and international asset-based lenders, plus she regularly represents major firms of accountants. and multinational corporations.
Susan has worked on many well-known assignments including Printpack, La Seda de Barcelona/Appe, Silentnight, TEG plc, Klarius/Quinton Hazell, Magnus, Burdens, FirstCity, Prontaprint, Hickson & Welch/C6, David McLean and Gamble Rail. She has in-depth experience of all forms of insolvency from a variety of angles and advises clients on their options as creditors, debtors and office holders in any given situation.
Susan is a Fellow of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals, a member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association and is a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner (licensed 1997). She makes regular presentations on a variety of restructuring related topics, mostly recently at the Turnaround Management Association European conference talking about sales of distressed property and loan portfolios.
Susan is ranked as a leading restructuring lawyer and a Band 1 professional in the Northwest. Below are quotes from clients: