Ainslie heads up the restructuring and insolvency practice for TLT in Scotland.

She has vast experience in advising lenders, insolvency practitioners, corporates and their directors on all aspects of restructuring, turnaround and insolvency. She has acted for clients across a full spectrum of sectors and commercial issues, working on assignments locally, nationally and internationally.

Ainslie has completed four secondments to three different UK clearing banks, working in both legal and relationship manager roles which have given her an in-depth insight into the restructuring process.

Ainslie’s expertise and reputation in the market is evidenced through her regular recognition in both Chambers and Partners (as a Star Associate) and Legal 500 (as a Next Generation Partner) having been described as "a very polished performer who always delivers” and “very knowledgeable and great to work with”. 

Jurisdiction: Scotland


  • Acting for a leading online fashion retailer in relation to its purchase of leading retail brands.

  • Advising a UK lender on a contentious and sensitive exposure with secured assets situated in Scotland. This involved time critical advice on enforcement of security rights in Scotland together with the associated risk profile, alternative strategies to reduce the lender’s risk, professional negligence considerations in respect of a previously appointed advisor and complex trust arrangements and their implications on the lender’s ability to enforce and realise its security.

  • Acting for administrators in providing them with sensitive post appointment advice in respect to a large group of UK wide energy companies.

  • Acting for a payment services provider in connection with its credit card acquiring facilities as well as being a card issuer for a leading luxury travel sector business including advising on the proposed debt restructuring and intercreditor position.



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