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New Head of Corporate Recovery & Insolvency for JMW
Full service law firm JMW Solicitors LLP have announced that they have recruited a new Head for their Corporate Recovery & Insolvency department.
Gavin Jones joins JMW as Partner and Head of Corporate Recovery & Insolvency from Hill Dickinson’s Manchester office. Before that he spent over 7 years at DWF as National Head of their Restructuring team. Gavin has over 25 years’ experience in all areas of restructuring and corporate recovery & insolvency and his clients include clearing banks, asset based lenders, accountants, insolvency practitioners and specialist insolvency litigation funders. Previous notable cases of Gavin’s include advising on the administration of Allsports and whilst at DWF he acted for them on their acquisition of Cobbetts and Triton Global. He also acted for The Official Receiver and Liquidator in the high profile liquidation of Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK (Redcar Steelworks) liquidation, which gained much national media coverage. He is also a licensed insolvency practitioner and has previously featured in The Lawyer Hot 100. Gavin is currently ranked as a leading individual in legal directory Chambers 2021 which states that "Gavin is an intelligent lawyer who is superb technically and good at applying technical knowledge to commercial situations".
Partner James Williams also joined the Corporate Recovery & Insolvency team at JMW in September 2020 from Eversheds.
Commenting on Gavin’s recruitment Joy Kingsley, Senior Partner at JMW said;
“We are delighted to welcome Gavin to JMW to head up the Corporate Recovery & Insolvency team. He brings with a wealth of experience and is a great addition to the team. Gavin has an excellent array of clients and contacts and will help our Corporate Recovery & Insolvency department grow and develop further. We pleased that we can attract the best legal talent to JMW.”
On joining JMW Head of Corporate Recovery & Insolvency Gavin Jones commented;
"This is a great opportunity to head up the Corporate Recovery & Insolvency department at JMW and I am pleased to be joining an entrepreneurial firm with a strong reputation in the legal industry. I am looking forward to working with my existing clients, whilst forging new relationships with clients of JMW’s. The quality of the team at JMW makes us well placed to help businesses who may have hit difficulties and the experience of myself and the team combined means we will be able to support and assist our clients further.”