HomeCase studiesSMEs, directors & shareholdersDebt recoveryActing for a creditor to wind up a company

Why the client needed our help

We acted for a creditor pursuing a debt from a company. The creditor had previously instructed debt collectors to prepare a petition to wind the company up. However, the petition was had errors in it, resulting in criticism from the judge. Consequently, the petition required amendment, and we were instructed to assist with this process.

How we helped

We advised the client on the necessary corrections and amendments to the winding up petition. Our team meticulously reviewed and revised the petition, ensuring it complied with all legal requirements and addressed the issues identified by the judge.

The outcome

Our efforts culminated in obtaining a winding-up order against the company. This order will allow for an investigation into the company’s affairs, which might lead to the recovery of the client’s debt. The client was satisfied with the successful resolution and appreciated our expertise in navigating the complex legal requirements.

FWJ are lawyers with excellent contract knowledge. They managed to negotiate a contract dispute against us down to a very affordable settlement.

A company director

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