The collapse of the construction group Carillion is a tragedy — but it is also emblematic of the state of the nation’s public and private sectors (given that Carillion straddled both). Short-termism, big talk but modest achievements, and pensioners left in the lurch.

Lee Ranford appears in The Times on the Carillion collapse and investigating the causes of failure of the company. 

Who should take the rap for Carillion collapse? is available to read on The Times website via subscription. 

Lee is a partner and head of the insolvency team. He specialises in insolvency and restructuring, as well as commercial litigation. His insolvency work covers all aspects of personal and corporate insolvency, in advising insolvency practitioners, companies, directors, creditors and debtors on restructuring and recovery options.