Denise Fawcett

Denise Fawcett

Denise Fawcett

Pensions, Restructuring & Insolvency

D +44 (0)207 634 4642
M +44 (0)790 155 7245

“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.”

“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

“You have been extremely fantastic throughout this transaction, with your super endurance and capacity, guidance, steer, patience and most of all the most professional way in which you have managed this process and deal.”


  • 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


  • 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