Linda Farish

Linda is Head of Recovery & Insolvency at RMT Accountants and Business Advisors Limited in Newcastle Upon Tyne. She has been taking appointments as a licensed Insolvency Practioner since 2001.

She has been active in the Recovery & Insolvency sector for in excess of 30 years, initially with one of the Big 4 Firms, where she specialised in Corporate Insolvency before, due to a change in family commitments, she moved to personal insolvency for a period of 3 years. After leaving the Big 4 Linda has worked with two leading North East accountancy practices dealing with the full spectrum of business and personal insolvency.

She is the past Chair, and an active member of R3 North East, and was involved in debates on key issues for R3 and advised and liaised with MP’s on matters facing the profession.

She specialises in advising owner managed businesses and individuals on options available to them when in financial crisis. As well as formal insolvencies she has dealt with turnaround situations for both individuals and companies. These have been on a range of assignments from small operators to large scale multi location businesses. Her reputation is for strong technical skills with a pragmatic commercial approach, where required.


In her spare time Linda enjoys socialising with friends and family together with walking her dog at the beach and country. She is a keen traveller and loves music and theatre.