Denise Fawcett

Denise Fawcett

Denise Fawcett

Partner
Pensions, Restructuring & Insolvency

D +44 (0)207 634 4642
M +44 (0)790 155 7245
E dfawcett@pitmans.com

“Denise Fawcett is an excellent lawyer, providing clear common sense guidance on both insolvency and litigation issues. In a crisis, she’s calm, confident and knows her stuff”

Partner, PwC

“They demonstrate strong technical knowledge and a commercial view.”

Chambers & Partners

“They have a practical viewpoint and they’re very commercial with their advice so we don’t get into long drawn out proceedings.”

Chambers & Partners

“Team of consummate lawyers, who have a remarkable depth of knowledge and experience”

Legal 500

“I can’t thank you enough for your help and guidance through what has been an immensely difficult situation and has had a profound effect on me. I am hugely grateful.”

Expertise

  • Advises insolvency practitioners, companies, directors, shareholder and lenders
  • Specialisms include sales and purchases of insolvent businesses , actions to recover assets for the benefit of creditors and pursuing and defending actions against directors
  • Seconded to the Pensions Regulator in 2007 and 2008, dealing with clearance applications and agreed entry of schemes into the Pension Protection Fund
  • Advises corporates and trustees of defined benefit pension schemes on “moral hazard” aspects of corporate transactions, debt restructuring and clearance

Background

  • Joined Pitmans in 2011
  • Worked at international firm Squire Patton Boggs for 10 years specialising in restructuring and insolvency
  • Worked for a full service law firm for 11 years specialising in litigation and property
  • Trained and qualified in Staffordshire