Lisa has a keen interest in insolvency and has continued to develop her practice in all aspects of personal and corporate insolvency. She frequently acts for both debtors and creditors in relation to disputed bankruptcy and winding-up petitions. She is often instructed in and has been successful in obtaining injunctions to restrain the advertisement of winding-up petitions.
She also acts for office holders in relation to various claims under the Insolvency Act. For example, she has been instructed to advise and appear in numerous cases involving transactions at undervalue and preferences. For example, she has recently represented the defendants in the case of Swift Advances v Ahmed & Anor  EWHC 3265 involving a claim under section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986. She has also appeared for trustees in bankruptcy in conducting private examinations of the bankrupt. Lisa is also experienced in in advising and appearing in a range of other matters such as applications to set aside statutory demands, validation orders, administration extensions and applications concerned with the possible defective appointment of administrators.
Successfully defending a landlord claiming for rent arrears in an application to set aside a statutory demand made by the debtor tenant who had raised issues of misrepresentation as to the terms of the lease
Successfully acted for a debtor in appealing the dismissal of an application to set aside a statutory demand involving an alleged claim of unpaid VAT arising from a property transaction
Successfully acted for administrators in upholding the validity of their appointments in a case involving a possible defective appointment