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The ability to effectively trace and recover assets is a high priority for insolvency practitioners. Our specialist insolvency team, often working in conjunction with our highly experienced litigation team, can assist with all aspects of insolvency recovery work. Our aim is always to maximize realisations from insolvent estates and do so in a timely and cost effective manner

Our expertise and experience in all forms of insolvency estates, puts us at the forefront of insolvency and asset recovery.

Our team at Francis Wilks & Jones is highly experienced at locating, identifying and recovering assets both in this country and abroad. We focus on taking a flexible approach and understand that each insolvency estate is different. As such, we work with insolvency practitioners to devise and implement suitable asset recovery solutions depending on the circumstances of each insolvency estate.

We understand that for insolvency practitioners, there is always a concern about the misappropriation of assets. We are a specialist insolvency team and we recognise the importance of acting at short notice and handling any complexity of asset tracing and recovery utilising insolvency procedures to maximise returns to creditors.

We utilise the full spectrum of insolvency powers available to

  • investigate;
  • locate;
  • preserve; and
  • recover assets

and the cases which we deal with will often involve elements of fraud, regulatory breaches and cross-border claims.


If you have any questions regarding our asset tracing and recovery service that we provide to insolvency practitioners generally, do not hesitate to contact one of our dedicated insolvency experts for an informal discussion.

Key contacts

Barry McGouran

Barry McGouran

Associate

Tim Francis

Tim Francis

Partner

Andrew Bowden-Brown

Andrew Bowden-Brown

Partner

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