Coffin Mew, a leading law firm in the south, has appointed Alexander Wood as partner in its growing Insolvency Restructuring team to further enhance its specialist insolvency offering.

With 15 years’ experience in corporate and financial restructuring, Alexander joins Coffin Mew from London office of Michelmores and will advise clients on complex transactions including contentious matters within the UK and internationally.

Alexander brings a wealth of sector experience having worked with clients across a wide range of industries including renewable energy, financial services, healthcare, property, leisure, farming, retail, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals.

Miles Brown, CEO of Coffin Mew, comments: ’We are delighted to have appointed such a high-profile partner. We have recently received an increase in enquiries regarding insolvency and restructuring and Alex’s expertise will therefore be in high demand. His skill set will be a valuable addition to the current team and we look forward to developing this side of the business as part of our ambitious growth plans.’