Senior Associate

Nicky-Ray Watson

Nicky-Ray is a senior associate in the business disputes and asset recovery team, based in Glasgow. He specialises in contentious insolvency matters, advising insolvency practitioners, companies, individuals, and organisations within the public and private sector. He has a particular focus on personal insolvency and is regularly instructed in court actions to recover assets for the benefit of insolvent estates, as well as all other matters that arise from the sequestration process. He also deals with corporate insolvency matters.

Nicky-Ray has considerable court experience, regularly appearing on behalf of clients at sheriff courts throughout Scotland to conduct debates, evidential hearings and opposed motions. He has also appeared at the Sheriff Appeal Court and First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (Housing and Property Chamber).

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  • Nicky-Ray draws on experience gained on secondment with Scotland's Insolvency Service, the Accountant in Bankruptcy.
  • Acted for HM Revenue & Customs for several years, appearing at sequestration and liquidation hearings.
  • A member of the R3 West of Scotland Insolvency Forum (WOSIF) committee, helping to organise technical sessions and network opportunities for those involved in the insolvency sector.