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Members of 12 Regent Street Chambers' commercial group advise on all aspects of insolvency, whether that be applications being made within insolvency proceedings or other matters such as applications for administration order, to set aside statutory demands, to restrain winding up petitions or to restrain advertisement of petitions. They also cover the full range of transaction avoidance work (e.g. transactions defrauding creditors, preferences, transactions at undervalue).

We act on behalf of office-holders, debtors, creditors, companies, directors and insolvency practitioners (IPs) providing focused advocacy and advice on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious Insolvency Law and procedure.

This area includes:

  • Personal insolvency
  • Corporate insolvency
  • Asset recovery (e.g. office-holder claims, transactions defrauding creditors, void dispositions)
  • Claims against directors (e.g. breach of duty, misappropriation of assets, unlawful dividends and directors’ loan account claims)
  • Directors' disqualification proceedings / Permission to act
  • Receiverships including LPA receiverships
  • Corporate and partnership break-up and shareholder disputes.