Mike Kienlen

Partner & Chairman

About Mike

Mike has over 28 years’ experience working in Restructuring Recovery and Insolvency, beginning his career as an Insolvency Junior in London with Arthur Andersen, qualifying both as an accountant and Insolvency Practitioner with Buchler Phillips and then moving to Leeds in 2000 with Kroll. In 2005 he joined Armstrong Watson as a Partner and established the Leeds Insolvency offering, which together with the Carlisle and Glasgow teams now boasts 22 team members across the North of England and Scotland.

Mike’s role has developed significantly during his years with the firm, joining the management board in 2007 and as an equity partner in 2008, before his appointment as Armstrong Watson LLP Chairman in 2018.