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Doug Robertson



Doug has considerable experience in all aspects of insolvency with a particular specialism in property insolvency.

He acts for banks, insolvency practitioners and businesses in relation to any situation requiring insolvency or restructuring advice.

Doug also has a large and successful practice dealing with bulk LPA Receivership instructions and property recovery from a number of high street banks and other lenders.

Recent highlights:

  • Advising Prestbury in respect of the CVA of Travelodge.
  • Acting for the administrator in the disposal of Andrew Jones Pies.
  • Acted for the LPA Receiver in the receivership of a major £30m mixed use commercial and retail centre in a northern city.
  • Manages a team advising on LPA Receiverships for various receivers with a case load exceeding over 100 properties at a time.
  • Advised on a property portfolio based security review for a debt purchase of approximately £20m.

Market view:

"He is extremely knowledgeable in the field, his experience is very strong and he knows insolvency pretty much inside and out." - Chambers & Partners 2017

Doug "goes the extra mile" and is noted for his "calm approach" - Legal 500 2016

The "excellent" Doug Robertson is noted for his work with secured lenders - Chambers & Partners 2016

"He's extremely knowledgeable and knows the market and the legalities of it inside-out." - Chambers Partners 2015

"Doug Robertson best understands what is required from a lawyer in an LPA receivership." - Legal 500 2013

Read My Comments On The Latest News

  • 06/10/2015
    Irwin Mitchell Partner Doug Robertson Appointed To NARA Council

    “I am delighted to be appointed to the main council of NARA at an important time for the industry and during what is the Association’s 20th anniversary. It is a significant appointment for our national Restructuring & Insolvency practice as banks consider NARA membership when deciding which accredited Receivers to appoint.”

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  • 01/12/2014
    Immigration Act Checks for Residential Tenants Come Into Force

    This is a potentially difficult area for landlords when letting properties so it is vital they are clear on this issue. "They should be careful to ensure that the provisions of the Act are complied with, as the financial penalties are significant if they fail to do so."

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