Updated: 1st May 2019
Leading insolvency specialist Begbies Traynor is further strengthening its Hull team with the promotion of Laura Baxter to the position of senior insolvency manager.
With over 12 years’ experience of providing insolvency advice to businesses and individuals, Laura joined Begbies Traynor in 2012 as a senior insolvency administrator. Based at the firm’s growing Hull office, she was promoted to assistant manager in 2016, becoming a manager a year later. Previously, she spent six years working as a case administrator for another professional services firm.
A fully qualified insolvency practitioner, Laura achieved her JIEB professional exams in corporate and personal insolvency in March 2019, passing first time. She specialises in corporate and personal insolvency, distressed advisor and business investigations.
Andrew Mackenzie, partner for Begbies Traynor in Yorkshire, said: “As our presence in Hull continues to grow, it is vital that we are not only able to attract bright young people, but also that we are committed to retaining and nurturing talent.
“Laura is a valued member of the team and we are pleased that we have been able to support her career development, ensuring that we have the best team in place to advise our clients.”
Laura added: “Working alongside such experienced colleagues has taught me about all aspects of corporate and personal insolvency. As Begbies Traynor continues to build its team in Hull, I am looking forward to supporting businesses, individuals and creditors throughout the Humber region.”
Begbies Traynor’s Hull team is based in Marina Court, Castle Street. The group currently has nine offices and employs around 100 staff in Yorkshire, the Humber and the North East. It offers a full range of professional services including corporate recovery, investigations and risk, forensic accounting advice, corporate finance, property, funding, debt collection and personal insolvency.
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Laura is a qualified Insolvency Practitioner and the Senior Insolvency Manager in our Hull office.
Laura has been providing insolvency advice to businesses and individuals since 2007 where she spent the first 6 years of her career working at RSM. Laura joined Begbies Traynor in 2012 based on the firms growing Hull office.
Laura graduated from the University of Hull in 2005 with a degree in Law and completed her Legal Practice Course in 2006. She gained both a Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency and accounting qualification in AAT in short order. Laura passed her JIEB professional exams in corporate and personal insolvency in 2019.
Laura specialises in Restructuring, Corporate & Personal Insolvency, Distressed Advisory and Business Investigations.