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Michael Roome

Director of Business Recovery and Insolvency, Nottingham

Direct line: 0115 945 4300

My expertise

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I am Director of Business Recovery & Insolvency at Smith Cooper, with nearly 20 years experience. I deal with all aspects of both corporate and personal insolvency matters including, but not exclusively, liquidation, administration and bankruptcy.

What can I do for your organisation?

I can offer honest advice on all aspects of insolvency and suggest and implement an appropriate strategy with an initial view of returning your position, or that of your Company, to solvency. Where that is not possible, I would work with you to achieve the best outcome for all stakeholders, mitigating personal risk wherever possible.

Experience counts

Prior to joining Smith Cooper in 2010 I worked for Deloitte, the largest private professional services organisation in the world. During my time there I headed up their Personal Insolvency offering for the regions and gained a lot of valuable experience and knowledge which I now utilise in my role.

Since joining the Business Recovery & Insolvency Division at Smith Cooper, I have worked on numerous assignments across various sectors and geographical regions, whether it’s something as straightforward as assisting someone in presenting their own bankruptcy petition to putting in place a strategy to avoid a Company being placed into an insolvency process.

Deeper knowledge

I understand that each business is different and carefully analyse the current financial position before offering tailored advice on the options available.

I have experience in working in a variety of sectors and try to get under the skin of a business so that I can see the full picture before working closely with the existing management team to deliver the appropriate strategy to protect the interests of all stakeholders.

The personal skills I have gained through my experience in Business Recovery enable me to walk into any situation and immediately recognise the strains and difficulties that businesses and individuals are subject to. I then use those skills to ensure that we create a clear plan of action to protect stakeholder value and mitigate risk.

Personally speaking

I am very into my music, having previously worked freelance for a music magazine. I like to attend as many gigs or festivals as possible and have travelled all over the UK and Europe seeing different bands. I am also very interested in sports in general, but primarily football and golf. As well as this, I enjoy travelling and my ideal holiday would be a week in a snow covered New York!