Our multi-disciplined insolvency team will give you the best possible chance of protecting your investment, minimising your risk and saving your business.

We understand how tough it can be when your business is going through financial difficulties. Our experienced, practical team work hard to demystify the process of insolvency and to remove the stigma that’s often associated with it.

Our priorities are to safeguard your business and personal interests – where this isn’t possible, we’ll find the best possible outcome for you. We’re here to make sure you’re protected, whilst also getting the best result for your creditors.

We advise international, national and local insolvency practitioners, companies and their directors and shareholders, secured and unsecured creditors, and other third parties.

To give yourself the best possible chance of protecting what matters to you, get in touch with us today for a free consultation. We’ll get to know your business, understand the difficulties you’re in and tell you what we can do to help.

A specialist on insolvency, Steve Dillon has been commended in Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 for having ‘good technical knowledge’ and ‘a common sense attitude’, as well as being ‘very approachable’.

Acting for international, national and local insolvency practitioners

Our insolvency team advises, assists and negotiates on:

  • The appointment of administrators, liquidators, LPA receivers, supervisors of voluntary arrangements, and trustees in bankruptcy
  • The turnaround of companies and successful trading out of administration
  • The validity of both secured and unsecured creditors’ claims
  • The adjustment of prior transactions, including payments at a preference, unlawful dividends and transactions at an undervalue
  • The recovery and protection of assets, including property and book debts
  • The conduct of directors, including wrongful or fraudulent trading and breaches of duty
  • Investigation and pursuit of delinquent bankrupts
  • Preparation and enforcement of CVAs and IVAs
  • The implications to the workforce, including redundancies
  • The disposal of businesses and assets

Acting for companies and their directors

Our insolvency team advises, assists and negotiates on:

  • Corporate recovery options, refinancing and restructuring of businesses
  • The various insolvency regimes
  • Staff and workforce issues, including redundancies
  • The preparation of proposals for voluntary arrangements with creditors
  • Director disqualification proceedings
  • Annulments of bankruptcy orders

Secured and unsecured creditors

Our insolvency team advises, assists and negotiates on:

  • The enforceability of security
  • The investigation of debtor’s assets and the commercial viability of claims
  • The effects of various insolvency regimes on a creditor’s ability to recover debt
  • Obtaining security in property for debts
  • The preparation and service of statutory demands
  • Obtaining bankruptcy and winding-up orders
  • Securing maximum dividends for creditors

Other third parties

Our insolvency team advises, assists and negotiates on:

  • Business and asset purchases from insolvency practitioners
  • Any liabilities that may be transferred with the purchase of an insolvent business
  • Applications to restore dissolved companies and other Companies Act applications
  • Retention of title
  • Directors’ duties
  • Wrongful and fraudulent trading