Simon Chandler Partner - Head of Mazars Restructuring Services

Simon Chandler

Simon is the Head of the Restructuring Services team, having joined Mazars in 2005.

He qualified as an insolvency practitioner with PWC and has 30 years of experience in restructuring and insolvency. He has an extensive knowledge of advisory, corporate restructuring and insolvent company rescue procedures and has acted for a variety of stakeholders ranging from providing advice on the liquidation of small, owner managed businesses through to the Administrations of large corporate groups.

Simon also has wide experience in corporate simplifications and solvent liquidations and he is Head of Mazars’ Members’ Voluntary Liquidations Centre. He has many years’ experience of dealing with solvent liquidations, from single companies to the group liquidations of blue chip companies as a result of restructuring exercises.

He has gained exposure to a broad range of industry sectors with particular expertise in education, construction and manufacturing.

Selected projects:

Large Scale Members’ Voluntary Liquidations:

Provision of advice on the restructuring of many blue-chip companies leading to group Members’ Voluntary Liquidations.

Financial Services:

Wind down of a solvent mortgage brokerage and financial advisor.


Liquidator of a number of construction companies.


Restructuring of an automotive components business supplying tier one automotive suppliers.


Review and restructuring of a business supplying food and specialist products into the hotel and hospitality industry.

Commercial Marine Vessels:

Administrator of a specialist boat builder for crew and offshore service vessels.


Restructuring of an engineering business supplying products into the UK brewing industry.


Administration and sale of castings and manufacturing business. Administration and sale of component manufacturer supplying the aerospace industry.


Liquidation of a number of payroll service providers.


Closure and liquidation of a high street retail business with 40+ outlets.


Administration and sale of long established specialist provider to the rail industry.


Administrator and Liquidator of a number of commercial waste and recycling businesses.

RS experience