The fashion brand Orla Kiely, known for its signature graphic print, has collapsed into administration.

Kiely Rowan Plc, the business side of the brand, said the company ceased trading on 17 September, with the online business and stores all closing. The group had shops in London – in Covent Garden and on the King's Road – and in Kildare in Ireland.

Lee Ranford appears in The Independent saying "the fate of employees may well depend on whether a buyer can be found"

Orla Kiely ends: Fashion brand Orla Kiely collapses into administration is available to read on The Independent website.

Lee Ranford is a partner and head of the insolvency team. He is dual qualified as a solicitor and a licensed insolvency practitioner, authorised by the Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA).