Penny Hitch

Manager

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Specialisms

Business Recovery

About

I left Nottingham Trent University in 1997 with a BA (Hons) in Contemporary Arts but couldn’t see that as a long term, or profitable, career choice for me and moved into law.  I worked as a litigator in private law practices whilst studying with The Institute of Legal Executives.  Later, I stumbled upon the intriguing world of insolvency and restructuring when I was looking for a new challenge.  In 2005, I joined a boutique insolvency Practice in Bristol where I gained experience in a variety of corporate and personal insolvency matters, eventually heading up the firm’s Personal Insolvency Department.

I have expertise in administering complex Individual Voluntary Arrangements and bankruptcies.  I also have a particular interest in, and experience dealing with, the mental health impact of financial difficulties on individual debtors and company officers.

I joined Menzies as a Manager in the Business Recovery team in Summer of 2020 overseeing the day to day management of corporate and personal insolvency cases.

Email: phitch@menzies.co.uk

Personal

Favourite pastime:

Alpine, or cross-country, skiing (I’ll take either!) in glorious mountain locations but, for the other 50 odd weeks of the year, any outdoor activity with fresh air around me.

 

Hobbies:

Currently, I am engrossed in the world of needle felting but am also to be found making jewellery, mostly in silver, seed beading and lots of other generally crafty activities.