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Insolvency law

Insolvency law

Whether it’s corporate or personal insolvency, our specialist team has thorough experience, with involvement in a number of leading judicial decisions in the area of insolvency.

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We advise a large number of creditors, receivers, administrators, and liquidators, and our lawyers are regularly involved in litigation involving:

  • Bankruptcies, liquidations and receiverships
  • Creditors proposals under Part 5 of the Insolvency Act
  • Voidable transactions
  • Claims for breaches of directors’ duties
  • Security priority issues under the Personal Property Securities Act and other legislation

Read our articles on insolvency law

Unable to pay personal debts? What options do you have?

Bankruptcy is often considered as the only option when creditors are banging down the door. However, there are several other options available to individuals that should be considered first. Implementation of an alternative could avoid the serious consequences that follow bankruptcy. In this article, Jess Mathieson sets out the criteria and consequences of insolvency options for individuals.

Covid-19 bringing the Courts’ discretionary powers to the fore – Voluntary Administration and the requirements regarding a first creditors’ meeting during lockdown

In these times of economic uncertainty, the Courts are playing an important role in providing some direction as to how companies can continue to move forward with their options in a context not contemplated by the current legalisation.
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