Insolvency

We advise a wide range of clients including:

  • Creditors
  • Insolvency office holders
  • Companies
  • Banks
  • Building societies
  • Directors
  • Shareholders
  • Individuals

We can act in bringing or defending insolvency claims, advise about the impact of insolvency legislation on proposed actions and on quasi-insolvency matters, such as retention of title claims and debentures.

We provide a holistic service to all who instruct us and can also call upon expertise in other departments if required, including:

  • Property
  • Corporate
  • Family
  • Private Client
  • Employment

We have considerable experience in the various methods of funding litigation and can advise on the most appropriate method to use, quickly putting the mechanisms in place with the minimum of fuss to ensure cases proceed swiftly and efficiently.

Work we have undertaken includes:

  • Pursuing and defending applications under various sections of the Insolvency Act 1986 on behalf of insolvency office holders, individuals and companies
  • Presenting and opposing bankruptcy and winding-up petitions
  • Pursuing and defending injunction applications (e.g. to restrain the presentation of a winding-up petition)
  • Defending and pursuing personal guarantee claims
  • Advising on directors’ duties
  • Recovering book debts

For more information, please get in touch.

Our Experts

Jane Henderson

Senior Paralegal

Email: jhenderson@lyonsdavidson.co.uk

Direct Dial: 0117 904 5816


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