Contentious insolvency

Insolvency can be controversial and complex. A thorough understanding of the commercial issues is needed in order to ensure that all claimants receive their due.

In complex insolvencies, whether preventative or aggressive, swift strategic action can maximise recoveries and prevent further losses.

From local assignments to complex cross-border insolvencies, contractual claims to negligence, misfeasance or undervaluation, and fraud investigations and asset tracing to freezing injunctions and forensic analysis, specialist expertise is essential to ensure the best outcome.

 

Meeting your needs

Responsive

Our highly qualified experts are able to identify the relevant issues quickly and deliver practical solutions to maximise recoveries or avert further losses.

Experienced

We are appointed by a diverse range of clients including directors, customers, suppliers, associated companies, auditors and other professional advisers, giving us a truly comprehensive field of experience from all sides of an insolvency dispute.

Holistic

You’ll have access to senior professionals from across our diverse business where necessary including restructuring and recovery and forensic services, to make sure you get the expertise you need.

Global

Our membership of Nexia International gives us truly global reach, enabling us to handle complex cross-border assignments.

 

How we can help

  • Contractual or negligence claims: Practical guidance, forms and precedents related to breach of contract.
  • Misfeasance: Preferences, breaches of fiduciary and statutory duty, and claims of under-valued transactions.
  • Fraud investigations and asset tracing: The use of freezing injunctions in cases of suspected fraud or potential dissipation of assets.
  • Litigation support and expert witness: Independent advice, fact-finding, data analysis and support at all levels of claims.

 

Our credentials

Leading

A top ten UK accountancy firm, as ranked by Accountancy Age.

Recommended

Much of our work comes from referrals through our established relationships with intermediaries and existing clients.

Accredited

A member of R3: the association of business recovery professionals.

Specialist

Our partners and directors regularly contribute commentary on restructuring and recovery issues in the national and trade press.

Respected

Representatives on the Charities Commission, POCA and Pension Protection Fund panels.

 

You can view our list of insolvency licensing bodies here 

Contact us

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Greg Palfrey

Head of Restructuring and Recovery - Partner Southampton +44 (0)23 8082 7631

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