Leading insolvency specialist Begbies Traynor has promoted Jason Ainge to the position of director in the Yorkshire region.
Jason began his career with Kroll in 2003 and joined Begbies Traynor in Leeds in 2008 as an assistant manager. By 2016, he had been promoted to the position of senior insolvency manager. Jason is a qualified insolvency practitioner and a Fellow Member of the AAT.
With over 15 years’ experience in insolvency, Jason has dealt with all aspects of personal and corporate insolvency and litigation across multiple jurisdictions. He specialises in contentious insolvency work involving an element of fraud, asset tracing, forensic investigations and litigation recovery actions for creditors, including HMRC, and presently helps lead Begbies Traynor’s team in the North in this area.
In his new role, Jason will continue to work with the team in Leeds as well as further developing Begbies Traynor Group’s support for businesses across Bradford, Airedale and Calderdale.
Julian Pitts, managing partner for Begbies Traynor in Yorkshire, said: “Over the last ten years, Jason has been a pivotal member of the Yorkshire team, helping us to drive the business forward and working with distressed firms and their stakeholders throughout the region. As well as his extensive insolvency experience, Jason’s expertise in complex, contentious matters where innovative solutions are required, has helped enhance Begbies Traynor’s profile as a trusted adviser.”
Jason commented: “I’m proud to be working for one of the most respected insolvency practices in the UK and look forward to continuing to support businesses and their creditors and growing the firm’s presence in the Yorkshire region.”
Begbies Traynor currently has nine offices and employs around 100 staff in Yorkshire, the Humber and the North East. It offers a full range of professional services including corporate recovery, investigations and risk, forensic accounting advice, corporate finance, property, funding, debt collection and personal insolvency.