Hamilton Locke appoints new restructuring and insolvency partner

Hamilton Locke bolsters its restructuring and insolvency practice with the appointment of new partner, Nicholas Edwards.

Restructuring, special situations and distressed mergers & acquisitions has been a key strategic platform of the firm from its inception, as a natural extension of its M&A and front-end alternative finance capability. Hamilton Locke’s corporate finance capability covers the whole capital structure and Nicholas’ adds breadth and capability to the team in the restructuring and insolvency sector.

Nicholas specialises in advising on contentious and non-contentious issues arising from large-scale corporate distress, and represents financial institutions, insolvency practitioners, distressed debt funds, debtors and company directors. Nicholas joins Hamilton Locke from Johnson Winter & Slattery, and was also previously at Gilbert & Tobin.

Hamilton Locke’s Managing Partner, Nick Humphrey, said, “We are excited to add Nicholas’ expertise to our growing restructuring and insolvency team. His appointment aligns with the overall growth strategy of Hamilton Locke and strengthens our presence in this space”.

Nicholas’ appointment brings Hamilton Locke’s total partner count to 12, and 40 lawyers and staff nationwide.

About Hamilton Locke

Hamilton Locke specialises in solving complex client problems and working with clients and advisers to build long-term relationships and value. We are culture-led and have a genuinely unique strategy, putting the personal and professional development of our people at the centre of everything we do. With a clean sheet of paper, we have aligned structure and systems around our strategy. With an outsourced back-office, we provide the team with a collaborative environment and modern and integrated technology, allowing them to focus on client needs without bureaucracy.