The press release issued by the Ministry of Justice on 18 January 2024.
The Lord Chancellor has approved the reappointment of Alison Curry as the accountant member of the Insolvency Rules Committee.
The Lord Chancellor has reappointed Alison Curry, as accountant member of the Insolvency Rules Committee (IRC), for 2 years from 1 August 2024.
Alison a licensed insolvency practitioner with 28 years of experience working within both private practice and the regulatory arena. She is currently Technical Manager at AlixPartners, where she provides legislative and regulatory compliance support to colleagues within the UK Turnaround and Restructuring practice.
She is an elected member of R3’s National Council, Chair of the R3 Membership Committee and a contributor to the Lexis Nexis panel of insolvency experts.
Alison is an accomplished trainer and public speaker on insolvency issues and has extensive experience in drafting regulatory guidance, project management and delivery, and the implementation of organisational change.
Insolvency Rules Committee
The IRC is an expert body that advises on proposed new and amendments to insolvency rules that underpin the wider insolvency legislative framework; their advice and recommendations are provided to the Lord Chancellor.
IRC members are from the legal and accountancy professions and will have many years of operational experience in dealing with insolvency matters. They provide their services on a voluntary and unremunerated basis.
Appointments are made, to the IRC, by the Lord Chancellor – under the Insolvency Act 1986 – after consulting the Chancellor of the High Court. Appointments are regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments and must comply with the Governance Code on Public Appointments.