DIRECTOR, HEAD OF INSOLVENCY, BUSINESS RESCUE & RESTRUCTURING PRACTICE
Eric Levenstein has been a director of Werksmans Attorneys since 1993 and is the head of the firm’s Insolvency, Business Rescue & Restructuring practice. He specialises in litigation and dispute resolution with a particular focus on business rescue, insolvency and restructuring, banking and finance and corporate recovery of debt. His expertise extends to director liability issues. He regularly delivers seminars and writes for various publications on these topics among others. He is the Chairperson of the South African Restructuring & Insolvency Practitioners Association (SARIPA) and sits on the board of INSOL International, a worldwide group of insolvency practitioners. Eric has BCom and LLB degrees, Higher Diplomas in Company Law and Tax, a Diploma in Insolvency Law and a Doctorate of Laws in Business Rescue.
Many South African businesses find themselves struggling to stay afloat as a result of the far-reaching effects of COVID-19. While this is a devastating situation, the pandemic and resulting lockdown might offer some organisations the chance to embrace financial rehabilitation through restructuring.