Kevin Coates takes Zolfo Cooper partner role

KEVIN COATES has been promoted to partner at Zolfo Cooper.

The experienced insolvency practitioner has worked in the restructuring industry for 15 years, including terms with Ernst & Young and Begbies Traynor, plus a 13 month secondment to RBS.

His roles as an administrator include Northcroft Group, Silver Spring and Waters Retail.

Simon Freakley, chief executive of Zolfo Cooper LLP, said: “I am delighted to announce Kevin’s promotion to partner, which is a reflection of the outstanding contribution he has made to our firm and its growth in recent years.

The appointment takes Zolfo Cooper’s partner numbers to 23.

He will serve as a partner in financial advisory and restructuring services and also leads our national asset-based lending advisory team. He is based in London.

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