Insolvency & Restructuring

A business that faces insolvency is in crisis; and such a situation calls for strategic advice in order to maximise opportunities and mitigate risks. Sometimes the situation presents the opportunity for restructuring in order to bring the business back into liquidity. Whatever the position, the company and its directors need swift and incisive advice as to the options available to them and to seek to protect them from personal liability.

Our Insolvency and Restructuring lawyers act for a wide range of clients, including drawing on the expertise of corporate lawyers, sector experts and litigators within the team. We provide excellent technical and strategic advice in addition to finding creative insolvency solutions.

We are experienced in handling most types of insolvency related matters, including assisting individuals and companies restructure and refinance debt, defend statutory demands and dismiss bankruptcy and winding up petitions; bankruptcy related matters, including annulment of bankruptcy orders, administrations and liquidations; pre-pack administrations and assisting directors to defend claims against them personally; director disqualification proceedings; and working closely with leading insolvency practitioners as a team to obtain the best outcomes for our many clients in this field.

  • bankruptcy
  • insolvency
  • defending statutory demands and petitions
  • ‘time to pay’ arrangements with HMRC and banks
  • disputing debts
  • forensic accounting
  • negotiating with creditors
  • staying advertisements of winding up petitions
  • applying for validation orders
  • CVAs
  • financial services legal planning
  • restructuring
  • refinance
  • commercial litigation
  • defending director disqualification claims
  • preference and transaction at undervalue claims
  • transactions to defraud creditors
  • fraud claims
  • trusts including offshore entities
  • high net worth investors
  • directors
  • creditors
  • private equity firms
  • procurement companies
  • asset trading firms and technology companies
  • banks and insurance companies



Gurvir Birang

Gurvir Birang

Senior Consultant – Commercial & Insolvency Litigation

Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird

Partner – Corporate

Mark Gleeson

Mark Gleeson

Partner – Data Protection, Cyber Security and Information Law

Jack Khurana

Jack Khurana

Partner – Commercial Dispute Resolution and Employment Law

Prakash Patel

Prakash Patel

Partner – Commercial Litigation

Anca Toma-Thomson

Anca Toma-Thomson

Partner - Corporate and Commercial

Euri Yoon

Euri Yoon

Partner – Tax