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Insolvency and Business Recoveries Solicitors

Insolvency & Business Recoveries

Our insolvency and business recovery team can provide you with advice on all aspects of UK insolvency law and practice whether you’re an overseas business or an individual.

We regularly advise international clients on:

  • Securing your position and / or minimalising your risk in the event of the insolvency of a trading partner in the UK and how you may secure your position
  • Debt and asset recovery claims in the UK before and after insolvency
  • Rapid fund retrieval for creditors through expert use of recovery procedures in the UK
  • Restructuring of UK subsidiaries
  • Your purchase of the business or assets from an insolvent UK company from a liquidator or administrator of the business
  • Advice for directors of UK companies who live abroad on their duties and responsibilities around insolvency

Contact our specialist team for advice today for any insolvency or business recovery requirements. Home or abroad, we have the knowledge and expertise to protect your interests and set you on the right path.

Meet the Insolvency and Business Recoveries team

chambers and partners uk 2019

Chambers UK 2019
What the team is known for
Dedicated South Coast insolvency team known for its expertise in non-contentious matters. Assists insolvency practitioners with a full range of matters including administrations and liquidations. Also known for its work on restructurings and turnarounds for lenders and corporate groups. Able to draw on the strengths of its corporate and property teams.
Strengths
Sources note: “Commerciality is the overarching objective behind everything they do.”
One client describes the firm as “a very well-respected South Coast legal practice.”

THE LEGAL 500 UK 2019

Legal 500 2019 Leading firm
Specialist law firm‘ Lester Aldridge LLP is ‘at the top of its game, particularly in non-contentious insolvency‘. The team handles strategic and procedural matters for administrators and liquidators and also advises practitioners on insolvent business transactions, voluntary arrangements, bankruptcies, LPAs, receivership and other distressed property matters. Other major client groups are banks and asset-based lenders, as well as other creditors, stakeholders, contractors and directors of distressed businesses. Strong sectors include real estate, hospitality, marine, healthcare and charity, with the team receiving support from these practices within the firm directly. A highlight from 2017 was the representation of Moore Stephens as administrator of Pinnacle (Angelgate), which included the residential development and sale of a site. JWS Business Recovery, Smith & Williamson, Begbies Traynor and Santander further make up the roster of active clients. Partner Nicholas Keitley and associate Melia Hirst are the key contacts in Southampton.
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