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Business Recovery and Insolvency

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When faced with a financially distressed or under-performing business, our clients turn to us to protect their interests.  They know our experienced business recovery and insolvency experts will anticipate and react quickly to fast changing events, are committed to helping them manage the situation effectively, and will help them to achieve the best possible outcome in difficult circumstances.

The range of services we offer is unique and unparalleled in the region, providing you with the expertise, credibility and resource to handle any assignments, ranging from smaller formal insolvencies to corporate restructuring, complex trading administrations and high-value insolvency litigation and investigations.

Our close and long-standing professional relationships in the Yorkshire business and professional community mean we are often the first port of call when the going gets tough. Thanks to the accessibility of our partners and our direct and pragmatic approach, you can be confident we will guide you through all of the options available.

We’re proud of our national reputation for the quality and range of the services we offer.  They include:

  • Corporate restructuring and insolvency assignments, including restructuring advice to corporate and management teams.
  • Acting for banks and insolvency practitioners on a wide range of corporate/trading insolvencies and contentious insolvency investigations and litigation.
  • Personal insolvency, including high profile bankruptcies and volume bankruptcy annulment work
  • LPA Receiverships and defendant director disqualification work

The strength of our team, and our position and reputation in the marketplace, give us the credibility and industry knowledge to rival the large firms.  The range of our clients, from lending institutions and insolvency practitioners to businesses and their shareholders and creditors, means we can draw on our experience from every viewpoint. So you always receive a service that’s fast, informed, realistic and reliable.

The department has recently been highly praised in the leading law firm directory Chambers and Partners: "Market sources report that the team at Lupton Fawcett is "extremely knowledgeable, professional and approachable," as well as "accessible and happy to give advice on anything when needed." It advises on a range of corporate and personal insolvency matters, including director disqualifications, bankruptcy annulment work and dealing with distressed or insolvent legal practices. It recently advised PwC on the administration of the Magnus Property Group. Clients include The P&A Partnership, Bank of Ireland, Skipton Building Society and KPMG. "