I am a dispute resolution solicitor specialising in contentious insolvency matters. I regularly act for individuals, company director/shareholders and insolvency practitioners.

My expertise includes:

  • Bringing and defending claims made pursuant to the Insolvency Act 1986 and/or Companies Act 2006.
  • Acting for director/shareholders of SMEs involved in boardroom disputes.
  • Acting for liquidators and administrators to assist with the recovery of funds into insolvent estates.
  • Advising clients on the benefits of alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation, in order to settle disputes commercially to avoid incurring the costs of trial.

My experience includes:

  • Acted on behalf of the defendants to a £20m claim made pursuant to s.423 Insolvency Act 1986 by a bank based in the UAE.
  • Successfully applied to annul a bankruptcy order in circumstances whereby the bankrupt had failed to respond to a statutory demand or bankruptcy petition.
  • Settled a dispute between three shareholders in a firm of surveyors at mediation, avoiding the need for a trial.
  • Successfully brought proceedings against a director and shadow director of a company in liquidation pursuant to s.212 Insolvency Act.

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