Malcolm Shierson (Head of Distressed Real Estate)

Malcolm is European Head of Distressed Real Estate in our Recovery & Reorganisation practice. He specialises in large corporate assignments, focusing on review, reorganisation and recovery work.

In recent years he has been involved in many large-scale corporate reconstructions and recovery assignments, acting as lead appointee a number of high profile cases. Malcolm has considerable experience of working in overseas jurisdictions including Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong and the USA.

Key assignments include:

  • Administrator of Glenkerrin Group’s UK assets (total debt €600m)
  • Administrator of Sapphire Retail Fund (debt of £200m)
  • Administrator of Poultry Developments Limited Ltd (debt of £73m)
  • Administrator of Westport Land Ltd (debt of £95m)
  • Administrator of Bluestone Leisure Limited (debt of £70m)
  • Debt restructuring of HOTELoC Plc (debt of £530m)
  • Debt restructuring of a Thai construction company (debt of $1billion).
  • Liquidator of RBG Resources plc (claims of $450million)
  • Liquidator of OnDigital 1998 plc (formerly ITV Digital plc) (debt of £1.4 billion)
  • Receiver on the multi-jurisdictional restructuring and insolvency of Pangea Group (debt of £450million).

Malcolm's expertise covers:

  • real estate
  • construction and contracting
  • retail
  • leisure
  • cross border insolvency


  • FCA (Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)
  • FABRP (Fellow of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals)
  • Licensed insolvency practitioner

Contact Details >

Malcolm Shierson

London, Finsbury Square

+44 (0)20 7728 2463