Company and Insolvency
What our barristers do
Our barristers act and advise in relation to a range of company law matters including shareholder rights and disputes, unfair prejudice petitions, derivative actions, proceedings relating to breaches of directors’ duties, share purchase agreements and breach of warranty claims. Our barristers also have expertise in proceedings under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986.
Our barristers appear in both personal and corporate insolvency and asset recovery proceedings. Our work includes acting and advising in relation to contested winding up and bankruptcy petitions, public interest winding up, provisional liquidations, administrations, transactional avoidance and misfeasance claims and challenges against officeholders.
Who our barristers act for
Our barristers act for companies, directors and shareholders, creditors, debtors and insolvency practitioners. Our barristers are also instructed by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and by the Official Receiver.
Where our barristers act
Our company and insolvency barristers appear in domestic courts and in offshore and international matters. Several of our barristers have been called to the Bars of other jurisdictions, including in the Caribbean, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Dubai, the Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Gibraltar.