Corporate Insolvency

We’re well known for providing proactive and innovative solutions in corporate insolvency.

From advisory to transactional through to contentious work, we bring knowledge of the business environment to provide astute and commercial advice.

We act for insolvency practitioners and financial institutions in the following ways:

Acting for insolvency practitioners or purchasers in corporate and real estate disposals within or outside formal insolvency processes

Advice on company voluntary arrangements and informal schemes of arrangement

Advising creditors on appropriate strategies for dealing with insolvent companies

Forensic investigations including large scale fraud claims involving removal and concealment of assets

High level advisory work to directors on corporate governance, fiduciary duties and the risks of director disqualification

Our team are regularly dealing with advisory and transactional work including:

Providing specific guidance in conjunction with other specialists in the firm on intellectual property, licensing, and environmental matters in an insolvency context

Tracing, preservation and recovery of assets within the UK, and overseas by working with our network of foreign lawyers

Working with creditors, key stakeholders and directors providing advice on appropriate strategies for stressed and distressed businesses

Meet the Team

We’re passionate about providing the right solutions and driven to make a positive difference in everything we do.

"We’re delighted to be at the beginning of a partnership between two teams who share the same winning spirit and focus on supporting talent to achieve their potential. Everyone here has a great sense of pride and excitement to be working with Team England – a team that, after all, reflects just how much can be achieved by a diverse and varied group of individuals all focused on one goal. We can’t wait to get started."

Joanna Thornell, Client and Markets Director, Shakespeare Martineau