Smith Cooper has announced the appointment of Andrew Stevens as an Insolvency Director.

Stevens’s career, spanning 29 years, is built on advising distressed and underperforming owner managed businesses in the SME market and for the last 15 months, he has been involved in his own boutique Insolvency Practice. In his new role at Smith Cooper, Andrew will be concentrating on further developing the advice and assistance provided to the firm’s connector and intermediary referrer base, and Andrew has extensive experience in undertaking Independent Business Reviews for stakeholders as well as working on trading assignments.

Head of Insolvency, Partner Dean Nelson added: “Due to the increasing demand in our services across the region, it is pleasing to welcome Andrew to the team and his experience and skill set will prove invaluable in dealing with managers, owners, investors and other stakeholders of distressed and underperforming businesses.”

“Our expansion shows our commitment to ensuring we have the most proficient experts on hand to deal with all Insolvency related matters with focus on trying to work higher up the decline curve, saving businesses and trying to avoid insolvency to maximise value”.