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Rebecca Catterson joined Practical Law in April 2010. She was previously a senior associate at Allen & Overy LLP, where she worked in the fields of restructuring and insolvency, and securitisation. Rebecca has significant experience advising institutional lenders and insolvency practitioners on domestic and international financings and workouts. Rebecca trained and qualified at Theodore Goddard (now Addleshaw Goddard) in 2002 and has also passed the bar examination in the US (Illinois). Rebecca is currently a non-practising solicitor and is acting head of Practical Law Restructuring and Insolvency.
Graeme Levy joined Practical Law in April 2013 from private practice as a partner at Squire Sanders, where he was co-chair of the Cross-Border Restructuring and Insolvency Group. Before that, he spent 15 years as a partner and head of the insolvency practice at Olswang. He qualified as a solicitor in 1985 and was a partner at SJ Berwin & Co from 1990 to 1995. In addition to his specialism in non-contentious restructuring and insolvency, Graeme has maintained an interest in finance and corporate matters over the years. He has been recognised as a leading practitioner in insolvency and restructuring by leading legal directories for many years. He is currently a non-practising solicitor.
Duncan Mawhinney joined Practical Law as an editor in May 2011 having worked with insolvency practitioners at Grant Thornton, RSM Tenon, Lester Aldridge and the Insolvency Service. Duncan specialises in personal insolvency and is currently a non-practising solicitor.
Sarah McLennan joined Practical Law in May 2013 from Faegre Baker Daniels LLP where she specialised in contentious insolvency, acting for a variety of insolvency practitioners and creditors. Sarah qualified as a solicitor in 2000 having trained at Penningtons LLP. Prior to this, she graduated with a 2:1 at Oxford University, Hertford College. Sarah is currently a non-practising solicitor.
Helen Pattinson joined Practical Law in May 2016 from Allen & Overy LLP where, as PSL Counsel, she headed up the Restructuring and Insolvency PSL team. Previously, Helen worked in the insolvency team at Lovells (now Hogan Lovells), where she trained and qualified. Helen has expertise in all areas of corporate insolvency but particularly financial institution insolvency. Helen has contributed to and edited a number of legal text books including Sweet & Maxwell’s European Cross Border Insolvency. Helen is currently a non-practising solicitor.
David Rawson joined Practical Law in January 2009, from the restructuring and insolvency team at Eversheds LLP. He specialises in all forms of insolvency appointment, both personal and corporate, contentious and non-contentious. Prior to joining Eversheds, he worked in the insolvency team at Hammonds LLP, where he trained and qualified. David is currently a non-practising solicitor.
Janet Currier qualified as a solicitor in 1998 having trained at CMS Cameron McKenna. On qualification Janet joined CMS Cameron McKenna's banking and international finance team, where she specialised in contentious corporate recovery and banking litigation. She joined Practical Law Dispute Resolution as a Senior Editor from CMS Cameron McKenna in February 2006. Janet is currently a non-practising solicitor.