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Personal Insolvency

In a fast-moving commercial world, it’s important to protect your position and safeguard what’s rightfully yours. With some of the most renowned experts within our team, we are the ‘go to’ firm for insolvency practitioners, financial institutions and creditors. We’ll give you the insight you need into the complex legal issues arising in personal insolvency and bankruptcy cases.

Complemented by renowned thought leadership in the industries we serve, we bring a clear view of what’s desirable, what’s possible and what’s next.

Our bespoke legal advice on a full range of issues including:

Advice to creditors on insolvent debtors, including enforcement of guarantees

Advising on individual voluntary arrangements and informal schemes of arrangement

Dealing with strategic property disposals by providing specific guidance on the effect of insolvency on licensing, construction and regulatory matters

Forensic investigations for insolvency practitioners and creditors

Recovering assets in large scale fraud claims involving removal and concealment of assets both within the UK and abroad

Tracing, preservation and recovery of assets within the UK and overseas by working with a network of foreign lawyers

The team also provides advice and guidance to directors of stressed and distressed companies in relation to corporate governance, fiduciary duties and the risks of director disqualification.

Meet the Team

We’re passionate about providing the right solutions and driven to make a positive difference in everything we do.

"The dedication and commitment of Shakespeare Martineau
throughout the process helped to create, and preserve,
value for the shareholders."

Roger Crosse, Managing Director, POS Direct Ltd