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Frances Coulson
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Frances gained her LLB (Hons) at Kings’ College, London University in 1983. She then attended Chester College of Law to take what were then the Solicitors’ Final Examinations. She has been at Moon Beever since 1984 where she trained, qualifying in 1986, and a partner since 1988 becoming Managing Partner in 2000. She is also a founder partner of ShawnCoulson, an international association, of which Moon Beever is the London office. She is Head of Insolvency and Business Recovery at Moon Beever running a substantial team of insolvency specialists. She undertakes most areas of personal and corporate insolvency, specialising in contentious insolvency especially cases involving fraud, as well as provisional liquidations and injunctive work generally.

She is Chairman of the Appeal Committee at ACCA and a member of the Insolvency Law Evaluation Panel at the Insolvency Service, and CBI Insolvency Panel as well as a member of Insol, and the IBA and, veering towards the personal, of the NFU, and the Carlton Club.

Frances is a regular speaker in the UK and abroad on insolvency and practice management.

Frances was formerly Chairman of the SPG Committee of R3, the Insolvency trade body representing 97% of licensed insolvency practitioners. She is President of R3 for 2011-2012, and remains a member of its R3 Policy Group.

She is interested in all things equestrian as are her three daughters and her husband, and spends her free time (such as it is) with her family and other animals, riding and trying to improve her strokes at Real Tennis.

Most Recent Articles

Comment from Frances Coulson, head of litigation and insolvency at Moon Beever on the proposal to reduce the price of company registration: Proposals to reduce the...

Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: Frances Coulson of Moon Beever, and former president of R3, considers the recent confirmation that the insolvency litigation...

Frances Coulson, a partner at Moon Beaver, examines the decision in Re Edmondson where the bankrupt entered an income payment agreement and the court had to...

Insolvency statistics relating to the fourth quarter 2013 have been released and can be accessed here. Commenting on the statistics, Frances Coulson said: While it...

Employment Lawyers love TUPE, it’s our chance to look clever. But the nuances of the rules mean that cases are often hard to predict and there are many traps for the...

News that a leading defendant firm has called for an immediate end to the exemption for mesothelioma cases from the costs provisions of LASPO should tell the Lord...

Patience is a Virtue. Creditors should take comfort from the reports from PWC's Tony Lomas that Lehman's unsecured creditors can expect 100p in the £ return and...

Re Southern Pacific Personal Loans Ltd [2013] EWHC 2485 (Ch), [2013] All ER (D) 63 (Aug) After a company had entered voluntary liquidation, liquidators were...

The case of Bilta (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) and others v Nazir and others [2013] EWCA Civ 968, [2013] All ER (D) 390 (Jul), a Court of Appeal decision, marks a line...

The Court of Appeal on 25th July dismissed an appeal by the Claimant bank arguing that post freezing order loan facilities taken out by the Defendant were his own...