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Corporate Insolvency

Companies and Partnerships (including LLPs) – Insolvency


We can advise directors, creditors and office holders on issues arising from all informal and formal corporate insolvency processes including:

  • restructuring and turnaround advice when facing insolvency (of the company/partnership itself or of a supplier/funder);
  • advising directors on duties and liabilities when faced with insolvency or where the relevant entity is of dubious solvency;
  • advising as to out of court administrator appointments, as well as court applications for an administration order;
  • acting in relation to pre-pack and in administration sale and purchases;
  • issuing and defending winding up petitions;
  • bringing and defending claims issued pursuant to the Companies Act(s), such as misfeasance and breach of duties;
  • advising office holders on claims under the Insolvency Act 1986, ┬áincluding transactions at an undervalue, preferences, section 423 claims, wrongful trading and fraudulent trading;
  • acting in relation to claims of re-use of a prohibited name following insolvency;
  • advising on directors disqualification proceedings;
  • advising all relevant parties in respect of company voluntary arrangements.

For further information, please contact Solicitor Sophie Driscoll in our Disputes team on 01934 413535 or email sophie.driscoll@wards.uk.com

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