Andrew has a wide-ranging and busy insolvency practice which includes:
- Implementation, continuation and termination of various insolvency regimes
- Asset recovery within an insolvency context
- Preferences, transactions at an undervalue and recovery of property subject to trusts
- Directors’ disqualification
- Injunctive relief within an insolvency context
- Jurisdictional issues
Andrew acts for office-holders and those subject, or potentially subject, to insolvency regimes as well as lenders and other creditors. His experience of wider commercial and chancery litigation lends itself well to situations in which such disputes arise within an insolvency context.
Andrew strives in every case to respond promptly to the needs of his client and provide the best practical and commercial solution to legal problems.
Andrew’s notable insolvency cases include:
Successfully recovering an interest in property with a substantial value on the basis that its disposition had amounted to a transaction at an undervalue
Representing an established asset finance house in the successful recovery of multi-million pound lending
Acting for the supervisor of a former IVA in successfully obtaining a bankruptcy order despite the approval of a second IVA
Advising directors of an insolvent company in relation to misfeasance claims brought by the office holder
Successfully resisting the challenge of a bankrupt to security on the basis of undue influence in a trial listed for five days