Begbies Traynor appoints another director in Scotland



Adam Southard

Professional services firm Begbies Traynor has appointed Adam Southard as a director based at its Edinburgh office.

Mr Southard joins from Invocas Financial Limited where he spent the last five years as an insolvency practitioner, having previously been with Kroll Ltd (now Alix Partners) gaining experience of working on large, complex administrations.

He has a broad range of experience covering corporate insolvency, including Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs), and of volume personal insolvency.

From his base in Edinburgh, Mr Southard will focus on generating work in the East and expanding a portfolio of consumer Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs).

Ken Pattullo, who leads Begbies Traynor in Scotland, said: “With tough economic conditions affecting both consumers and businesses, we are continuing to expand our team and Adam’s appointment will further strengthen our personal insolvency offering.”

Mr Southard added: “This is a great opportunity to join a well-established team and build on Begbies Traynor’s support for individuals or businesses facing financial problems by helping them to take control of their debts.”

With offices in Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen as well as Edinburgh, Begbies Traynor advises businesses throughout Scotland.

It offers a full range of professional services including corporate recovery, investigations and risk, forensic accounting advice, property, funding, debt collection and personal insolvency.