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The firm has strengthened their Business Recovery and Insolvency team with the appointment of Sam Fenwick, formerly of Osborne Clarke.


Sam Fenwick’s area of expertise incorporates both contentious and non-contentious work, predominantly acting for insolvency practitioners. He has substantial experience of litigation in the context of insolvency proceedings, including claims against various parties to recover misappropriated assets and complex applications for directions by officeholders (with particular expertise in the financial services sector). His non-contentious experience includes significant restructuring assignments in the hotel and leisure sector (amongst many others) and business and asset sales in the context of administration.

Along with theis new appointments Moon Beever has also announced the promotion of Sarah May, who specialises in insolvency and commercial litigation, to Partner. Sarah trained with Moon Beever and qualified in 2008. She is a member of the R3 Education, Courses and Conferences Committee. Sarah’s appointment brings the number of partners at the firm to 10.

“These appointments reinforce several core practice areas – private client, commercial litigation and insolvency. They come after a year of significant developments including hallmark cases in the property sector and an increase in work with international clients, especially from the Far East,” said Frances Coulson, the firm’s Managing Partner.

Moon Beever is ranked in the Legal 500 for civil fraud, debt recover, private client work in tax, trusts and probate and commercial property. Clients include KPMG, British Gas, DONG energy and iSupplyEnergy. Established in 1851 in Lincoln’s Inn, the company’s London base is supported by back office operations in Braintree, Essex.


Standout firm known for its personal insolvency work for clients including private companies, individuals and governmental institutions. Frequently acts for insolvency practitioners, assisting with the realisation of assets, both in the UK and abroad.

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