Legal 500 2021
Rachel Brown – hard working, determined, commercially aware and sensitive. The sort of commercial litigation solicitor that every client would want to instruct.
Rachel is a pragmatic solicitor who enjoys building strong client relationships. She is committed to achieving the best outcome for her clients.
She regularly advises officeholders, directors, creditors (secured or unsecured) and banks on formal insolvency procedures. She also regularly advises lenders on enforcement procedures including the appointment of LPA receivers and the appointment of administrators.
Rachel provides strategic advice to individuals and businesses in times of financial distress. She is able to assist with domestic and international insolvency issues, including complex cross-border cases, and regularly deals with cross-border recoveries (including cases involving offshore jurisdictions).
Rachel also regularly advises on issues relating to directors' duties and liabilities (including claims assigned to third parties), including claims for misfeasance, wrongful trading and fraudulent trading under the Insolvency Act, for breach of duty under the Companies Act and director disqualification claims and claims for repayment of overdrawn loan accounts.
She can also assist with any issues relating to the service of a statutory demand, a bankruptcy petition or a winding up petition.
This is the third year in a row we have won this award and the fourth year the firm has been shortlisted. This is great recognition for our Restructuring & Insolvency group's hard work over what has been an incredibly challenging period for the industry.
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