A fresh approach to business & personal insolvency

Providing insolvency advice to help you or your company

Our Team

Hasib Howlader – Director

Hasib is a licensed insolvency practitioner, chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser (a rare breed!). He has a wealth of experience in all financial matters, having cut his teeth at both UBS and PricewaterhouseCoopers before moving to direct his own Chartered Accountancy practice where he has overseen exceptional business development.

The breadth of his specialisms, as well as his business experience, makes his insolvency advice extremely valuable when dealing with liquidation matters.

Hasib loves the piano and Tottenham Hotspur, where he holds a season ticket.


 

Manjit Shokar – Associate Director

Manjit is a Qualified Insolvency Practitioner and accountant who began his insolvency career at the Official Receiver’s Office where he gained a broad and varied understanding of insolvency, and also the impact that it had on the various stakeholders involved in the process.  He subsequently moved to a Top 10 accountancy firm to complete his accountancy qualification and gain further experience of different insolvency procedures.  He was subsequently employed at a Top 5 firm where he specialised in investigations within insolvency. Manjit has managed a variety of insolvency appointments, including compulsory and voluntary liquidations, bankruptcies and voluntary arrangements.


Cassy Bevan – Manager

Cassy prides herself on being able to successfully balance compassion with a forensic and dedicated approach to each individual case. She chose to focus on completing her JIEB Qualification following an opportunity to develop a legal insolvency department with a firm of solicitors as she believes she can make a positive impact at the most of difficult of times, particularly in difficult personal circumstances.

She is experienced in all areas of insolvency and regularly writes blog articles on these matters.  Cassy’s insolvency career began in 2007 and she has worked for both top 10 accountancy firms and boutique practices following her relocation to London in 2013.


Mathew Adams – Senior Administrator

Mathew started at Hudson Weir in 2017 having previously worked as a management accountant in the construction industry. Mathew has hands-on experience of managing a company’s finances as well as industry-specific experience of the construction industry. Mathew’s practical knowledge and dedicated attitude has led to him quickly becoming an integral part of the Hudson Weir team.

Mathew is a trainee Chartered Accountant with a strong desire to leave a positive impact on every case he is engaged in. Willing to go the extra mile, he prides himself on his attention to detail and his application of common sense.

Originally from Australia, Mathew is an avid traveller and has a great love of kite surfing.


Martin Brylka – Administrator

Martin is a Law graduate from the University of East London and completed his Bar Professional Training Course at City Law School prior to joining Hudson Weir in early 2018. Martin has a logical, problem-solving approach to client care and case matters and his Law experience has provided him with an excellent base knowledge of insolvency. Martin is now studying for his ACA qualification and proposes to sit his Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency next year.

Martin works closely with management and his energetic and enthusiastic attitude to his job make him an integral part of the Hudson Weir team.

In his free time, Martin enjoys family trips overseas and long walks with his dogs.


Marlen Vaki – Administrator

Marlen moved to the UK from Cyprus in 2014 to study Law at the University of Bristol. She then went on to complete the Legal Practice Course at University of Law Bloomsbury in 2018. Marlen has a logical, practical approach on case issues and her Law experience helped her develop a wider understanding of Insolvency. Marlen is always friendly and approachable and able to deal with all different types of stakeholders who are involved in the insolvency process.

Marlen joined Hudson Weir early 2019 and has already become an integral part of the team.

Originally from Cyprus, Marlen enjoys spending time at the beach.


Roland Emődi – Business Development Consultant

Roland joined Hudson Weir after working as a trainee accountant at a renowned accountancy practice in London. Roland attended the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of the Babeș-Bolyai University and has a degree in accounting and a Masters in Audit. Roland therefore brings a wealth of accounting knowledge to Hudson Weir.

Roland’s experience affords him a confident approach when reviewing accounts and dealing with financial matters especially tax matters and communicating with HMRC. Roland is fluent in English, Hungarian and Romanian and in the process of learning German allowing him to engage with directors where English is not their first language. Roland is therefore a welcome addition to the team where he focuses on MVLs, client care and business development.

Roland enjoys long road trips with family and friends, going to late night gym sessions and “conquering” the kitchen where he is always experimenting with new recipes.


Michael Sandor – Business Development Consultant

Michael was the first addition to Hudson Weir’s Romanian office in November 2017. Michael graduated Business School in Cluj-Napoca in 2015. Due to his father’s early retirement, Michael was required to take over the family business, managing a transport company with over 20 employees gaining hands-on experience dealing with customers, suppliers and keeping on top of the company’s financial affairs. Michael is therefore well placed to understand the challenges most SME’s face day to day.

Michael works closely with Hudson Weir management and focuses on Members Voluntary Liquidations and Business Development.

In his spare time, Michael enjoys playing tennis and socialising with friends.


Rudi Nell – Director of Operations and Business Development

Rudi has recently moved to the UK from his home in South Africa where he ran several successful business ventures in security, forensics, investigations and Investments.

Rudi was the youngest student selected to attend South Africa’s top business school where he achieved various advanced marketing and management qualifications. Following his education Rudi went on to set up his own security business, tendering for large government contracts and private security work. Running his own firm gave Rudi significant experience in project management, operations and cash flow management and provides him with insight when discussing company affairs with potential clients.


Daria Parol – Business Development Consultant

Daria joined Hudson Weir in July 2019 as a business development consultant. Previously she worked as a communication specialist providing speech therapy services for Polish clients in London.

Daria studied at Marie Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, Poland, where she gained her Masters degree in Speech Therapy and later moved to London in 2014. During her time working as a communication specialist she used her strong organisational skills to  manage a large group of Polish clients. This makes her well suited for her current role, where she is helping to grow Hudson Weir’s customer base and manage their existing clients.

In her spare time she enjoys watching forensic documentaries, travelling to different places, and discovering new foods.


Alexandra Nastase – Administrator

Alexandra moved recently from Romania where she studied Law at the University of Bucharest. Following her Bachelor Degree in Law, Alexandra got her Master’s Degree in Judicial Career at the same university. Her Law background is an asset in understanding the different layers of insolvency. Alexandra is well focused and does not hesitate to explore beyond her comfort zone. She joined Hudson Weir in August 2019 and is already an integral part of the team.

Alexandra’s perfect weekend is attending a concert while on a quick getaway in some other part of the world, but she will not say no to a night in making a pancake tower for her family and friends. Alexandra is also passionate about art museums. Occasionally she even takes out the easel, canvas and oil colours and creates some.


Katie Baldwin – Senior Administrator

Katie began her insolvency career in 2012 as a cashier in a global US Consultancy Firm before moving into corporate restructuring. After spending 7 and a half years’ working on trading administrations, administrations, liquidations, voluntary arrangements and bankruptcies, she now has a broad experience in various aspects of insolvency, including compliance and proposes to sit her Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency exam this year.

Katie is always approachable and friendly, able to give practical advice and manage all different types of stakeholders who are involved in the insolvency process.

Katie joined Hudson Weir mid-2019. She has immediately integrated and is already an integral part of the team.

She enjoys travelling and exploring nature.


Syed Abir – Business Development Consultant

Abir moved to the UK in 2017 having previously worked as an Architect back in Bangladesh. He graduated in 2015 from the School of Engineering & Physical Sciences of the prestigious North South University in Dhaka.

He was head hunted for his current role for having experience with handling clients and suppliers and for his strong communication and presentation skills. He is detail oriented and an excellent problem solver.

He loves travelling and has a keen interest in history and indigenous construction. In his leisure, he reads books and maintains a travel photography blog.


Lauren Baldwin – Personal Assistant, Office Manager & Cashier

Lauren joined the Hudson Weir team in 2019 after gaining three years’ experience as a cashier at a global US Consultancy Firm. She has developed strong relationships with various banks and financial institutions and her experience lends to her a detailed understanding of the banking system and its intricacies. Lauren applies her methodical and logical approach to all her endeavours (including her passion of events planning) to ensure that the product of her labour is of the highest quality. Lauren looks forward to expanding her career within her various roles and becoming an asset to the team.

Lauren enjoys cooking and dining out.


Kevin Weir – Consultant

Kevin is one of the co-founders of Hudson Weir Limited. He began his insolvency career as a receivership manager with a leading national insolvency firm in 1991. His skill set is diverse, having qualified as an Insolvency Practitioner in 2004 and also qualifying as a Chartered Tax Adviser – positioning him well for all manner of insolvency queries.

Kevin’s experience of setting up a number of new businesses gives him an exceptional grasp of all company matters, with particular expertise in business restructuring.

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Hudson Weir are an established firm of Insolvency Practitioners who specialise in business recovery and corporate financial solutions. Hudson Weir provides industry leading, nationwide services for its clients with the intention of easing financial pressures and providing recovery strategies for struggling businesses.

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Hudson Weir Ltd (Company number 09477593) is a company registered in England and Wales.

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