Edwin Coe LLP is delighted to announce that corporate and personal insolvency specialist Christina Fitzgerald has joined the firm as a Partner. She joins the firm from Moon Beever, having previously been a Partner at Kennedys, Matthew Arnold & Baldwin and Shakespeare Martineau.
Christina is a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner and advises on corporate and personal insolvency, advising insolvency practitioners, accountants, banks, asset based lenders and other commercial organisations. She has particular expertise in advising troubled professional practices and distressed charities, not for profit organisations and corporate simplification. She also acts for clients in a wide variety of disputes including corporate, shareholder and partnership litigation, complex contractual disputes and professional negligence.
Christina is the current Vice President of R3 (the trade association for the UK’s insolvency and restructuring professionals), becoming President in April 2021, and also a member of Insol Europe.
Ali Zaidi, Edwin Coe’s Head of Litigation & Insolvency said, “Christina is a fantastic addition to our thriving team. She is a very talented and commercially minded litigator and insolvency expert. I know she will prove a very positive asset to the team and our clients.”
Christina commented: “I am delighted to be joining Edwin Coe. I am looking forward to working with the team and using my experience to help the firm’s clients navigate the challenges they face.”
Following Christina’s appointment, Edwin Coe’s Chambers UK Restructuring/Insolvency: Personal Insolvency band 1 team comprises three partners, a consultant and three associates. Christina is Edwin Coe’s second lateral hire of the year, following corporate specialist Daniel Bellau in January.
About Edwin Coe
Edwin Coe LLP is a full service law firm based in the heart of London’s historic legal district in Lincoln’s Inn. Founded in 1913, we have grown from our litigation origins to become a thriving and dynamic practice, providing a comprehensive range of legal services to meet the needs of a wide variety of businesses, individuals and organisations based throughout the UK and internationally.
With 32 partners, we are ranked 116 in the 2020 edition of The Lawyer ‘UK 200’ law firms and are recommended in all the major legal directories. We provide clients with innovative, tailored and integrated legal services and combine a highly personal and responsive service with industry leading expertise.