Our Business Recovery and Insolvency (BRIS) team were last night named Insolvency Team of the Year (Regional) at the highly regarded TRI awards.

The Turnaround, Restructuring & Insolvency (TRI) Awards, now in their 11th year, champion diversity and the outstanding achievements of firms and individuals operating within the challenging Insolvency industry.

Our BRIS team at Smith Cooper comprises 14 individuals, including 4 licensed IP’s, 3 managers and 7 trainees, each at varying levels of qualification. The team has been going from strength to strength and has celebrated many recent successes.

In the past year alone, Beth Naqwi – Insolvency Administrator – passed two Level 4 exams, achieving over 90% in both and achieving the highest score of any 3AAA apprentice in her Budgeting exam. Connor Gratton finished 2nd in the UK in his CPI qualifications and was also shortlisted for the Rising Star of the Year award at the same award ceremony, and Michael Roome was promoted to Partner, having recently attained his IP license.

Dean Nelson, Partner and head of Business Recovery and Insolvency comments “I am immensely proud of our team here at Smith Cooper, and I am delighted that we have been awarded such a prestigious accolade.”

“Since establishing the division in 2009, we have gained more recognition year on year, and this award confirms our reputation as the Midlands leading team of Insolvency specialists. I am so proud of the team, and we will continue to support, train and develop them to continue the growth and success we are currently achieving.”