Ameer Khanbhai is a Chartered Accountant and a senior manager based in the London office. Ameer specialises in debt advisory, cross-border contentious insolvency, CRO & interim crises management and corporate restructuring solutions in EMEA. Ameer has experience relating to a wide range of industries including retail, real estate investments, investment funds, IT, commodities and construction.
Ameer’s notable assignments include reconstruction of cash flows and loss calculations totalling £150m in the liquidation of an Unregulated Collective Investment Scheme; lender side debt advisory relating to an East African petroleum group; $200m offshore & onshore asset tracing & recovery connected to Russian fraud; liquidation & investigation of UK entities involved in the embezzlement and misappropriation of Czech bondholders investments leading to pan-European asset-tracing and recovery action; managing a multi-million pound portfolio of litigations involving real estate transaction professional negligence and forensic investigations leading to recoveries from antecedent transactions & breach of director duties.
Prior to joining Borrelli Walsh, Ameer spent 8 years in UK Corporate Restructuring at Duff & Phelps and MCR, where he was involved with all aspects of insolvency and restructuring assignments, including administrations, administrative receiverships, voluntary and compulsory liquidations and pre-lending independent business review.
In addition, Ameer has over 10 years combined business experience in Russia and Slovenia where he gained an in-depth understanding and appreciation for the Eastern European business environment and cultural mindset. This coupled with his heritage and connections with East Africa have provided Ameer the invaluable qualities and skills sets necessary in dealing with EMEA markets.
Ameer graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Economics and Geography from the Newcastle University in UK. He is IPA and JIEB qualified and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Ameer speaks English, Russian and Gujarati.
Professional Affiliations & Academic Qualifications
- Qualified Insolvency Practitioner, UK (JIEB)
- Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (IPA)
- Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA)
- Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Economics and Geography, Newcastle University, UK