Insolvency and restructuring

Our clients trust us to manage complex insolvency litigation across both UK and international jurisdictions

Our services are wide-ranging, from helping to place a company into an insolvency event through to acting for the office holder on recovering funds from third parties, and include bringing claims against directors as well as representing those defending claims.

Whatever the claim being contemplated, brought or defended, or the court process required, we are distinctively approachable and practical with an absolute focus on providing the best possible outcome for our clients.

Our global team is expert in both corporate and personal insolvency matters within a domestic and cross-border insolvency context. We act for insolvency practitioners, government departments, banks, insurance companies, directors, shareholders, creditors and companies in financial distress.

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Our expertise and services include:

  • Acting for administrators, liquidators, receivers and trustees
  • Provisional liquidations
  • Advising in relation to all forms of antecedent transactions, including fraudulent trading, wrongful trading and misfeasance claims
  • Advising investors and creditors on options, remedies and pursuit of claims
  • Advising on employment issues arising in insolvency contexts
  • Advice and representation in directors’ disqualification
  • Fraud litigation, protection and recovery of assets, freezing orders
  • Retention of title claims
  • Banking litigation
  • Purchase of assets of companies in administration, liquidation or receivership
  • Finance for restructuring
  • Cross-border insolvency.
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Market recognition
  • The Legal 500 UK Leading Firm 2023

    Leading Firm

    The Legal 500 UK 2023

  • Uk Leading Firm 2022

    Leading Firm

    The Legal 500 UK 2022

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    Leading Firm

    The Legal 500 UK 2021