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Isobel Callaghan

Managing Associate | Leeds

"Isobel Callaghan is a very approachable and knowledgeable insolvency lawyer."
The Legal 500, 2023

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About Isobel

Isobel specialises in all aspects of insolvency, restructuring and corporate recovery work. She has over 14 years’ experience dealing with both contentious and non-contentious matters. Isobel regularly advises all stakeholders involved in insolvency and restructuring matters, including insolvency practitioners, debtors, creditors, corporate clients, directors, individuals and investment funds as well as major high street banks and other lenders.

She also advises on restructurings and business reorganisations, pre-pack administrations and complex liquidations and bankruptcies.

Isobel advises companies and directors of financially stressed companies in working through solvent solutions for rescue, including refinancing and creditor arrangements.

She is experienced in liaising and negotiating with various high profile stakeholders and providing strategic advice to the client during the course of the restructuring process.

Isobel is listed as a Recommended Lawyer and recognised as a Rising Star in The Legal 500 (2024 edition). Isobel was shortlisted for The Legal 500 Northern Powerhouse Finance Rising Star award (March 2023).

In her spare time, Isobel enjoys skiing, pilates and travelling with her family. She loves watching her children play sports and driving them to and from the many extra-curricular activities that they enjoy. Isobel also volunteers as a tutor for Action Tutoring which is an education charity that supports disadvantaged children and young people.

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  • "Isobel Callaghan is a very approachable and knowledgeable insolvency lawyer."

    The Legal 500, 2023

  • “Isobel Callaghan continues to be a safe pair of hands and is particularly adept at dealing with complex investigative matters."

    The Legal 500, 2022

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