Contentious insolvency

Contentious insolvency


If a business or an individual becomes insolvent there are often disputes over the ownership of assets. Our contentious insolvency team can help to alleviate disputes quickly and efficiently.

We have an enviable reputation and expertise in handling all aspects of insolvency investigation and litigation, acting for insolvency practitioners, lending institutions, directors, corporations, partners and individuals.

 We have experience in dealing with:


  • antecedent transactions;
  • claims made by liquidators, administrators and trustees in bankruptcy;
  • defending against director disqualification proceedings;
  • disputed bankruptcy and winding up petitions;
  • wrongful and Fraudulent trading;
  • “Phoenix” companies;
  • recovery of misapplied assets;
  • directors’ duties;
  • misfeasance and breach of trust;
  • directors’ loans;
  • unlawful dividends;
  • bounce back loans;
  • applications for possession and sale;
  • income payment orders; and
  • bankruptcy annulments.
  • Seeking specialist legal advice early on in the insolvency process is crucial to any business concerned about potential liabilities during financial difficulties.

    We advise businesses all over the UK on how to avoid or mitigate insolvency proceedings being brought against them by ensuring they stay within the law. For example, making sure directors hold regular board meetings and clearly record all financial decisions that are made.

    To speak to a solicitor about our contentious insolvency services, get in touch today by calling 0333 323 5292 or by filling in the enquiry form on this page.

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