Robert Russell focuses on non-contentious areas of corporate recovery, restructuring, turnaround and insolvency. He advises purchasers of businesses and assets in stressed and distressed situations along with key stakeholders on distressed debt situations, acting for banks and other financial institutions, concerning security enhancement and the enforcement of their rights.

Robert handles business and asset disposals for insolvency practitioners and advises on the powers and duties of office holders. He also acts for directors of companies facing financial difficulties.

Based in the Manchester office of DLA Piper, Robert leads the North West restructuring practice relationship with global firm client RBS and continues to lead the team on some of the largest restructurings across the region.