Rebecca Andrews-Walker: ‘Rebecca is hugely experienced, gives practical advice
and runs a really tight ship.’
Chambers UK - 2023 edition
Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a well-regarded insolvency and restructuring practice with strength in the key sectors of retail, property, technology, life sciences and healthcare. Oxford-based Rebecca Andrews-Walker advises on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious restructuring matters while John Chater in Reading acts for insolvency practitioners, receivers and lenders.
‘Absolute 100% dedication to achieving the very best outcome for every client’s case. The classic combination: vast knowledge of the law, exceptional common sense, hard work, confidence and calmness personified, and utterly charming.’
‘PMC’s insolvency team are innovative, tenacious and experienced. They know how to navigate clients safely through the insolvency process in order to maximise recoveries.’
‘Rebecca Andrews-Walker and Andrea Nicholls are both extremely capable and easy to work with. Supported by Matthew Letts, both were responsive and available to deal with queries throughout the duration of our instruction. They provided clear advice and practical solutions to any issues that were encountered.’
‘Alex Fox is always enthusiastic about his cases. He brings an energy to them which ensures that positive results are achieved.’
The Legal 500 - 2023 edition
Rebecca Andrews-Walker is recognised for her work assisting corporates and insolvency practitioners through both contentious and non-contentious insolvency matters.
‘She delivers very clear, precise and practical application of insolvency law. When the company needed help, she delivered in spades.’
Chambers UK - 2022 edition
Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP handles the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious issues associated with high-profile restructurings and insolvencies. The firm has lawyers based in a number of key South East markets, including recently promoted partner Rebecca Andrews-Walker in Oxford. She is dual-qualified as a solicitor and insolvency practitioner, and has a notable niche in football insolvencies...Other clients of the firm include insolvency practitioners, receivers, banks and corporates. The group, which also generates mandates from London-based clients and referrers, also includes Guildford-based partner David Kendall, who handles restructurings and insolvency-related corporate transactions, and John Chater in Reading, whose strengths in restructurings and insolvencies are complemented by his banking expertise.
‘Really client-friendly and constantly ensuring the client knows what is going on and the risks. Also real thinkers out of the box providing a great service.’
‘Rebecca Andrews-Walker’s depth of knowledge and experience in this area is excellent – she knows insolvency law inside and out and is very effective at delivering results for her clients. She is very personable and an excellent collaborator.’
The Legal 500 - 2022 edition