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Catherine Balmond


calm and collected restructuring and insolvency practitioner with excellent technical legal knowledge

Chambers UK 2020

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About Catherine Balmond

Catherine advises clients on complex restructurings and insolvencies.

She has acted for clients in a wide range of sectors and countries on both debtor and creditor sides. 

Recent work

  • Acting for Bridgepoint Capital on the restructuring of Rodenstock, including the use of an English scheme to restructure a German company.
  • Acting for McCarthy & Stone, the UK’s leading retirement house builder, on its financial restructuring.
  • Acting for East London Bus Company on the sale of its business as part of a pre-pack administration.
  • Acting for the security trustee on the restructuring of KCA Deutag.
  • Acting for the Bank of England on various financial institution workouts.
  • Acting for various stakeholders, both creditor and debtor side, in connection with the restructuring of a number of hotel and pub businesses.



  • Downing College, Cambridge University, UK (law)

Professional qualifications

  • Insolvency practitioner