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Christopher Poel

Senior Knowledge Lawyer

Christopher advises on a wide range of insolvency and restructuring related issues and has extensive experience working with insolvency practitioners, financial advisers, banks, funds, directors and corporates.

He is a member of the knowledge team and provides updates and analyses on the latest legal issues and developments, and training to our lawyers and clients.

Prior to joining the knowledge team, Christopher practiced as a senior associate in the restructuring and insolvency group at a Magic Circle law firm and as a vice president in the restructuring and recoveries legal team at Barclays Bank.



Admitted as a solicitor, England and Wales, 2015


BA, History, Queens' College, Cambridge University, 2008

LLB, Law, University of Law, 2011
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