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Grant Thornton asset recovery team wins host of accolades

Leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP has won a host of industry accolades for its asset recovery, restructuring and insolvency expertise across two separate award ceremonies.

The firm celebrated success at both the ACQ5 Law awards 2018 and the Who’s Who Legal Thought Leadership awards 2018, taking home a multitude of accolades. The awards acknowledged the firm’s industry leading expertise and insights which shape the firm’s clear purpose.

Grant Thornton took home awards across four categories at the ‘ACQ5 Law awards 2018’, including: 

  • Asset recovery firm of the year
  • Insolvency firm of the year
  • Restructuring and turnaround firm of the year; and
  • Game changer of the year, Kevin Hellard (Insolvency, Practice Leader)

The ACQ5 award ceremony celebrates eminent individuals, industry leaders, exemplary teams and distinguished businesses who have achieved outstanding commercial success in their designated areas of expertise, and are responding successfully to the demands being placed on them.


Kevin Hellard, Head of Insolvency, received a specific nod from the ACQ5 awards by taking home the accolade ‘Game changer of the year’. Commenting on Grant Thornton’s success, Kevin said: “we are delighted to be recognised as industry leaders across Grant Thornton’s asset recovery, insolvency and restructuring teams. This is a testament to the professionalism and expertise we continue to deliver to our global clients.”

At this year’s Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders 2018 awards, Grant Thornton was praised for its Asset Recovery expertise, receiving six listings as Thought Leaders across its UK and offshore member firms.

The Thought Leaders are nominated by peers, corporate counsel and other market sources, and are selected by obtaining the highest number of nominations.

Hellard commented: "we feel proud to be recognised again this year as Asset Recovery expert Thought Leaders in Who’s Who Legal 2018. This is down to the continued hard-work and dedication of our teams both in the UK and across our offshore offices who position us as market leaders in our field.”

Grant Thornton asset recovery experts listed as Thought Leaders by Who’s Who Legal 2018:


Kevin Hellard, Partner
Nick Wood, Partner
Michael Leeds, Partner
David Ingram, Partner

British Virgin Islands:

Marcus Wide, Partner
Mark McDonald, Partner