Owen Vanstone-Hallam | Solicitor

Owen Vanstone-Hallam joined Leverets in 2022 after working in Slaughter and May’s Restructuring and Insolvency Department.

Owen acts on a range of disputes matters, with a particular interest in matters with a restructuring and insolvency angle. He has advised major companies, directors, insolvency practitioners and pension schemes.

Owen was part of the Leverets team which successfully defended two individuals in a Commercial Court claim brought by the Republic of Mozambique against Credit Suisse and others to set aside sovereign guarantees worth up to $2bn, and claim damages in fraud and deceit.

In his previous role, Owen carried out contingency planning for the failure of Thomas Cook and subsequently advised the former directors of Thomas Cook in relation to the parliamentary inquiry into its insolvency. Owen has advised the directors of a major company in relation to an Insolvency Service investigation and advised the directors of an insolvent Spanish company in relation to claims brought against them by a Spanish insolvency practitioner.

Owen also brings to his practice broad transactional experience in planning and implementing restructurings for companies in a range of sectors including retail, construction, facilities management, oil and gas, and heavy industry.

Steph Davies


BA (Hons) History from King’s College London
Accelerated Legal Practice Course and Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, London
Registered as a Solicitor with the Law Society of England & Wales

Range of Experience

Owen has gained experience in the following areas:

+ advising in relation to litigation and investigations
+ contentious and non-contentious restructuring and insolvency matters
+ transactional experience in a range of corporate and finance deals.
+ issues relating to contingency planning, including contractual disputes, insurance issues, employment issues and environmental liabilities

Contact Owen

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07496 325313