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What do we specialise in?

Our dedicated Restructuring and Insolvency department boasts a core team of specialists, including seasoned insolvency solicitors, adept at handling all facets of corporate and personal insolvency.

With a wealth of expertise and experience in navigating both contentious and non-contentious cases, our experts deliver comprehensive and pragmatic advice tailored to the needs of liquidators, administrators, trustees in bankruptcy, financial institutions, companies, and individuals seeking insolvency legal services.

Recognised for their proficiency in providing a commercial and innovative approach, our Restructuring and Insolvency team understands the imperative of adaptability in today's fast-paced, ever-changing environment. As trusted insolvency solicitors, we're committed to guiding our clients through the complexities of insolvency law with skill and diligence.

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Our experts’ areas of focus are listed below.

Corporate insolvency

  • Restructuring
  • Liquidations (including winding up processes)
  • Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs)
  • Receivership
  • Commercial recoveries
  • Business turnaround

Personal insolvency

  • Bankruptcy
  • Possession and sale applications of Properties
  • Income Payments Orders
  • Antecedent transactions
  • Annulment of Bankruptcy
  • Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs) (for both supervisors and individuals subject to an IVA)
  • Debt Relief Orders

What are the benefits of using a Restructuring and Insolvency solicitor?

Whether you are a director of a company, or you are an office holder who requires advice as to strategy, seeking advice from a restructuring and insolvency solicitor can be pivotal for the following reasons:

When a company is facing insolvency, time is of the essence and so it is important that you seek advice early. Whether you require us to liaise with your creditors or provide you with advice in respect of your duties and responsibilities as directors, members and boards, our restructuring and insolvency team offer practical knowledge to ensure the best possible outcome, considering the commercial reality of the position, and ensuring that you feel at ease every step of the way.

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We explore alternative routes

Liquidation isn’t the only solution. If your company is facing insolvency, you may feel that the only option is to wind the company up. However, from experience we have found that liquidation isn’t always the answer. Our team can work with you to find the most appropriate insolvency process for your company, analysing an effective strategy and assisting you throughout.

We work closely with insolvency practitioners

Our solicitors are highly experienced in working with licensed insolvency practitioners (IPs) advising them on their appointment and strategy throughout insolvency processes in which they have been appointed. We provide IPs with comprehensive advice and guidance to ensure full compliance of their statutory and regulatory duties with an aim to maximise recoveries to the insolvency estate for the benefit of creditors.

I own a business facing insolvency, what should I do?

We recognise that the prospect of company insolvency can be a stressful and overwhelming experience for a company’s directors and shareholders. Our team takes all the necessary steps to ensure that the process runs as smoothly as possible.   

There are various options open to companies approaching insolvency, however the appropriate steps will depend on how far down the route of insolvency the business is. Our advice is tailored on a case-by-case basis.

Can you help me put a business into Administration?

Placing a business into Administration can be a complicated and lengthy process and is dependent on its specific circumstances.

A company can be placed into administration by way of the following:

  • A floating Charge Holder can appoint an Administrator;
  • A court order made upon a formal application to court; or
  • The Directors/Shareholders can appoint an Administrator

Our Restructuring and Insolvency team can assist you and the appointed administrator with the administration process from beginning to end.

Speak to our team today

We know that when you have a restructuring or insolvency matter, time is of the essence. The sooner you speak to our solicitors, the sooner we can analyse your case and advise on the best course of action to take.

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Key Contacts

Mark Davies

Mark Davies

Partner | Head of Restructuring & Insolvency

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Chris Mitchell

Chris Mitchell

Restructuring & Insolvency Partner

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Vicky Burgess

Vicky Burgess

Restructuring & Insolvency Senior Associate Executive

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Adila Malik

Adila Malik

Restructuring & Insolvency Solicitor

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Matthew Martin

Matthew Martin

Restructuring and Insolvency Associate Solicitor

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