Womble Bond Dickinson has grown its restructuring and insolvency team with the appointment of Kelly Jordan.

Joining the firm’s Newcastle office, Kelly brings with her 20 years of legal experience, with particular expertise in restructuring and insolvency.

Prior to her new role, Kelly was a partner at Muckle LLP, where she gave advice in all aspects of restructuring and insolvency matters, specialising in non-contentious advisory and transactional work to insolvency professionals, directors of distressed businesses, trustees of charities, landlords and other creditors.

Kelly is also national council member and North East Deputy Chair of R3, the industry body of restructuring and insolvency professionals.

Kelly commented:

“I am delighted to join the team at Womble Bond Dickinson. I look forward to drawing on my experience across insolvency and restructuring to support the firm’s client base.”

Kelly’s new role will see her work closely with Newcastle partners Julian Gill, Sally Dallow and Peter Maxwell in the firm’s Restructuring and Insolvency team. Commenting on Kelly’s appointment, Julian said:

“I am delighted to welcome Kelly to Womble Bond Dickinson.

“Her appointment complements the firm’s existing insolvency and restructuring proposition, and her longstanding expertise make her a valuable asset to the team.”