Charles Turner joins Opus as third sector restructuring expert

07 March 2024 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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Professional services firm Opus Business Advisory Group has announced the hire of Charles Turner in its restructuring and insolvency division. Speaking on the news, Opus Partner Colin Wilson noted that it was “a great addition to the Opus team”.  

Wilson continued, “Charles is a model professional with in-depth experience in his specialist sectors. His insights into the legislative framework and regulatory side of the insolvency profession is a major positive for us.”

Joining as a restructuring partner, Turner arrives at Opus with a particular focus on third sector clients. With record levels of corporate insolvency last year and predicted for 2024, this is a timely appointment as Opus is committed to ensuring that it has strength in depth to help charities and non-profits cope with the challenging economic conditions and to prosper in the future.

Charles Turner joins Opus as third sector restructuring expert

Turner specialises in working with organisations in the legal, not-for-profit and education sectors, where he looks to identify and implement positive solutions for their stakeholders avoiding insolvency processes where feasible. Since joining Opus, Turner has already been engaged on assignments in these sectors and is working to achieve constructive outcomes for those involved. These include acting for the Charity Commission as an interim manager of charities facing particular challenges.

Meanwhile, he also brings extensive experience of contentious insolvency assignments and related litigation, including significant reported cases at Court of Appeal level. Prior to joining Opus, Turner accrued more than 20 years of Big Four experience as a director with PwC’s business recovery services team. He then joined FRP Advisory as a partner, before taking on the same role in the restructuring wing of CVR Global, and Begbies Traynor.

Speaking on the latest chapter of his career, Turner commented, “I’m thrilled to have joined such a progressive firm as Opus, with its strong emphasis on ethics, its collegiate approach and its commitment to helping and supporting companies, partnerships and individuals facing financial challenges. These values mirror my own approach to restructuring assignments.”

The Opus Business Advisory Group which has the largest independent practice of restructuring and insolvency specialists in the UK, with a head count of over 100 and 29 Partners, across 14 regional offices. It offers up restructuring, corporate finance, forensic accounting, turnaround, investment and rescue planning services to clients across the country – and recently purchased insolvency advisory SKSI to further enhance this offering.