Nick Leeson joins Irish insolvency firm

NICK Leeson, best known as the rogue trader who brought Barings Bank to its knees in 1995, has returned to financial services after joining an Irish insolvency firm. At GDP Partnership Leeson will join a team of mediators who negotiate with lenders on behalf of distressed debtors. “I’ve faced into a number of difficult situations in the past and ultimately seen them turn for the better,” he said.