Insolvency Team

Experts in all aspects of insolvency

Insolvency Team

Michael Reid CA

Managing Partner

Michael has held a full insolvency permit since 1989 and has acted as principal in hundreds of formal insolvencies (administration, receivership, liquidation, sequestration and trust deed) and provided support/advisory services to numerous businesses and individuals who have experienced financial difficulty and required specialist help. Michael served on the UK Joint Insolvency Exam Board from 1997 to 2010. He is a regular contributor of insolvency technical articles to various publications.

Sarah Bedford

Insolvency Manager

Sarah is responsible for managing all facets of the insolvency department. She has a wide experience of personal/corporate insolvency, both formal and informal assignments, and provides advice to both individuals and directors/businesses facing financial difficulty. Sarah passed both the corporate and personal Joint Insolvency Board Examinations in March 2019, further enhancing her knowledge and ability to deal with complex assignments.

Zaneta Resiak

Insolvency Case Handler

Zaneta holds a degree on sociology and a further qualification in business public relations and human resource management. Shortly prior to joining the firm she obtained an AAT qualification in bookkeeping. She joined Meston Reid & Co in early 2018 and is involved with both corporate and personal insolvency assignments.

Fyonna Duff

Insolvency Case Handler

Fyonna obtained a BA in accounting and finance at the University of Abertay in September 2019, before joining Meston Reid & Co in early 2020. She has responsibility for both personal and corporate assignments and is studying for her ACCA qualification as well as her Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency.

Lena Wood

Insolvency Administrator

Lena joined Meston Reid & Co in 2008 and has experience in banking and administration over a number of years. She provides direct support for all cases, dealing directly with debtors, creditors, directors and all other parties linked to an insolvency process. Her interests include gardening and cooking, and she was a Special Constable in Aberdeen for a number of years.

Donna Bain

Insolvency Administrator

Donna joined the firm in 1994 and provides a full range of administrative support to each member of the insolvency team as well as having primary responsibility for cashier and audio-typing duties also providing reception support when required.

Lesley Ryrie

Insolvency Administrator

Lesley joined the firm in 1993 and provides administrative support to the insolvency team and has primary responsibility for initial client contact, mail (incoming/outgoing), storage/filing and provides cashiering support when required.

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