Steven Jansch, Partner, Head of Insolvency, Solicitor Advocate

Steven Jansch, Partner, Head of Insolvency, Solicitor Advocate

Mobile: 07841920100
Direct Dial: 0131 516 5361

Steven is an award winning lawyer & Head of our Insolvency department.

As a commercial litigator and civil Solicitor Advocate, Steven has spent many years appearing before the Scottish Courts and various Tribunals and Committees. He has also spent time working in the public sector. He is accredited by the WS in Commercial Litigation and also accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in Insolvency Law.

He regularly deals with Court of Session appearance and procedural work and appearances in the Sheriff Court, particularly on Insolvency matters. He is also regularly instructed to provide written opinions in his capacity as a Solicitor Advocate. Highlights of Steven’s career to date include;
• successfully defending an action for reduction of a trustee in bankruptcy's appointment,
• acting for the administrators of a football club,
• acting for the administrators and liquidators of a coffee chain group, which also involved subsidiaries going into liquidation, appearing in litigations post-insolvency related to contract disputes, debt recovery matters, and employment issues,
• acting for the administrators of a trading pharmaceutical manufacturing company,
• acting for the trustee on a bankrupt's estate in seeking the appointment of a judicial factor to a partnership,
• pursuing a multimillion pound Court of Session professional negligence action which settled through mediation,
• pursuing a multimillion pound Court of Session financial products mis-selling action claim involving a debt purchaser,
• defending a multimillion pound claim raised by a debt purchaser and counterclaiming for rectification of the defective facility loan documents, and
• acting for a foreign nation in a Court of Session multiplepoinding action in asserting claims to an allegedly stolen high value artefact.

Out of the office Steven enjoys cooking and spending time with his family and friends.
Steven Jansch is the "go-to lawyer" for many clients who view him as "pragmatic and practical" and adept at "handling significant time pressures."
Chambers UK 2014