Business Insolvency & Business Recovery Solicitors

If you are faced with a financially distressed or under-performing enterprise, we can help to protect your interests. Our experienced business recovery and insolvency solicitors will anticipate and react quickly to fast-changing events.

From smaller, formal insolvencies to corporate restructuring, complex trading administrations and high-value insolvency litigation and investigations, Lupton Fawcett has the expertise, credibility and resources to handle matters efficiently.

To speak to a solicitor about the recovery or insolvency of a business, contact our Yorkshire offices by calling 0333 323 5292. Alternatively, fill in our enquiry form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Our Services

We offer a range of unparalleled corporate recovery options. Our expert team undertakes corporate restructuring and insolvency assignments, act for banks and insolvency practitioners on a wide range of corporate/trading insolvencies and contentious insolvency investigations and litigation. We also work on Law of Property Act (LPA) receiverships and defended director disqualifications.

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The Team

The strength of our business recovery and insolvency team, coupled with our position and reputation in the marketplace, gives us the credibility and industry knowledge needed to help businesses with recovery and insolvency matters.

We have helped many different organisations, from lending institutions and insolvency practitioners to businesses and their shareholders and creditors. This means we are able to draw on our experience from every viewpoint so you always receive a fast, informed and reliable service.

Our business recovery and insolvency lawyers have been highly praised by the leading law firm directory Chambers and Partners. They said:

“Market sources report that the team at Lupton 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.”

Talk to Us

Lupton Fawcett are a leading personal and commercial law firm in Yorkshire with well-established offices of highly experienced solicitors in Leeds, Sheffield and York.

We provide a personalised service, with sector specialists and extensive resources to ensure we are giving you the best solutions to your problems.

Our Business Insolvency Solicitors act regularly for clients across the United Kingdom including Bradford, Birmingham, Hull, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Sheffield, York and Nottingham.

As recognised Business Recovery Lawyers we can support your needs wherever you live in England, or Wales.

We will always respond promptly, and we will be happy to help.

Accreditations / Awards

When it comes to personal insolvency, Nigel Whitfield is the King in the North. He’s the go-to man when you have a technical problem as he’s seen it all in the past and usually solved it.

Legal 500 2019

Nigel Whitfield is a real leader in the field who is hugely respected by counsel, opponents and clients alike. His case preparation is outstanding and really pays dividends when cases get to court.

Legal 500 2019

With three experienced partners leading a small team of fee earners, they are able to staff and handle any assignment from a small bankruptcy to a hostile trading administration.

Legal 500 2019

The team is very strong with excellent technical ability, a very proactive and organised approach and is able to deal with complex and difficult matters. The individuals are extremely good negotiators who present their clients' case very forcefully without letting their own ego get in the way.

Legal 500 2019

Nigel and Emily Gee are the go to team for personal insolvency. They deliver the desired outcome time after time.


Nigel Whitfield is one of the best in the city for bankruptcy issues.

Chambers & Partners UK 2007

Nigel Whitfield is highly sought-after for his bankruptcy expertise, particularly in more complex cases. He is recognised for his creativity and for always trying his damnedest to get the best result. He retains his number 1 ranking for personal insolvency work.

Chambers & Partners UK 2008

Nigel Whitfield does a tremendous job on personal insolvency, according to sources. He is particularly noted for his skill in complex bankruptcies and stands out as "one of the best personal insolvency lawyers in the north."

Chambers & Partners UK 2009

Nigel Whitfield "is tenacious in the way he investigates" and has particular experience in dealing with property bankruptcies. Clients also say that he takes a "pragmatic approach" to problematic cases.

Chambers & Partners UK 2013

Nigel Whitfield is praised as being "good at out-of-the-box thinking, and is always willing to go the extra mile"

Chambers & Partners UK 2016

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