Iain Penman

Director

Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Phone

0131 656 5744

Address

Caledonian Exchange 19A Canning Street Edinburgh EH3 8HE

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Iain Penman

About Iain

Iain is almost 20 years qualified, having worked in dispute resolution and litigation since starting his legal career. 

Iain has a particular specialism in insolvency and restructuring. He deals with both corporate and personal insolvency matters and has appeared in both the Sheriff Courts and Court of Session to represent clients.

Iain has acted to appoint administrators and liquidators, resolve disputes on their behalf and deal with administrative and ancillary matters such as the preparation of notes to court. 

Iain also acts regularly in the personal field for trustees and individuals following sequestration and Trust Deed appointments focussing in particular on contentious and unusual work to recover property, reduce preferences or deal with alienations.

Expertise

Highlights

  • Advising Lenders and Administrators in a complex administration involving three jurisdictions and a significant property portfolio.
  • Successfully pursuing an action and thereafter defending an appeal on behalf of directors and shareholders in the petition seeking orders regarding unfair prejudice.
  • Pursuing actions of reduction for insolvency practitioners in relation to gratuitous alienations.
  • Defence of sequestration of individuals following alleged breach of trust deed obligations.
  • Recall of sequestration where an individual was wrongfully sequestrated.

More of the team

Douglas Millar

Douglas Millar

Title: Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Location: Edinburgh

Brent Haywood

Brent Haywood

Title: Partner, Solicitor Advocate

Location: Edinburgh

John Bett

John Bett

Title: Partner

Location: Glasgow

Paul Harper

Paul Harper

Title: Partner

Location: Edinburgh

Alasdair Taylor

Alasdair Taylor

Title: Associate

Location: Dundee

Brian Pollock

Brian Pollock

Title: Associate

Location: Glasgow

Gregor MacEwan

Gregor MacEwan

Title: Associate

Location: Edinburgh

Adam Gardiner

Adam Gardiner

Title: Solicitor

Location: Edinburgh

Caitlin Connolly

Caitlin Connolly

Title: Trainee Solicitor

Location: Edinburgh

Philippa  Abernethy

Philippa Abernethy

Title: Trainee Solicitor

Location: Glasgow

Marianne Stirling

Marianne Stirling

Title: Debt Recovery Manager

Location: Glasgow

Fiona Harvey

Fiona Harvey

Title: Paralegal

Location: Edinburgh