Restructuring and insolvency

Insolvency disputes

The collapse of a business impacts a number of stakeholders who may have competing interests and issues which often leads to a dispute. These require expert advice to implement legally robust solutions, often in a very tight time frame. 

Our multi-disciplinary team pursues and defends claims for and against office holders, businesses, directors and creditors. Our technical insolvency expertise and industry sector experience enables us to deal with significant and often cross-border disputes effectively and efficiently. 

Contentious insolvency issues are often complex and fast moving. To achieve the best result possible, it is essential that you receive timely, straightforward advice from experts in the field. All law firms offer advice. Our clients tell us that the way in which we provide our advice, and the outcomes we achieve, sets us apart.

Resolving insolvency disputes requires different skills to those found in other commercial litigation. Whether you are an Insolvency Practitioner enhancing value to creditors, or a director facing disqualification or civil claims, we will provide you with a bespoke partner-led service. We pride ourselves on our lateral thinking to arrive at innovative solutions.

Our experienced and highly regarded team will guide you through even the most intractable dispute. We offer practical, focused guidance and strategic advice. We do it cost effectively too.

Insolvencies are increasingly borderless. We advise both local and foreign insolvency practitioners, we have an international network of trusted insolvency lawyers who are ready, willing and able to advise in the relevant local jurisdiction. Our team members have acted on some of the most high-profile and large-scale cross-border insolvency cases in recent years, assisting clients in recovering billions of pounds.

We act for a wide variety of stakeholders. This enables us to truly understand the intricacies and potential pitfalls inherent in any insolvency related dispute.

Our clients include Insolvency Practitioners who are appointed as office holders, financially distressed companies requiring advice on their options, directors requiring guidance on their duties, responsibilities, and liabilities, creditors seeking to maximise their recovery in an insolvency process, investors wishing to buy distressed assets or to fund distressed businesses, and banks lending to or seeking recovery from distressed companies. We also act for directors in defence of directors' disqualification proceedings, misfeasance, and breach of duties claims.

No one wants to be involved in a dispute. We understand this, and we make it our mission to help you to resolve your dispute as quickly and as painlessly as possible.

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