Simon Whitfield

Call 2009

whitfield@exchangechambers.co.uk

“Simon is very pragmatic and easy to deal with, and he responds very quickly and gets to the heart of issues with minimal fuss.”

Chambers and Partners 2022
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Insolvency

Simon advises clients on all aspects of corporate and personal insolvency. He adopts a practical, pragmatic, and commercial approach.

Insolvency Cases

Appearing for a Trustee in Bankruptcy on a contested discharge from bankruptcy.

Advising the Liquidator of a company on the liability of former directors.

Advising on aspects of insolvency set-off.

Appearing for numerous petitioning creditors on contested bankruptcy and winding up petitions.

Acting for a local authority creditor in successfully resisting an application to annul a bankruptcy order under s.282 Insolvency Act.

Acting for a Petitioner in an unfair prejudice petition under ss.994-996 Companies Act 2006.

Successfully pursuant former directors of companies in respect of transactions at an undervalue pursuant to ss.238-239 Insolvency Act 1986.

Successfully pursuing former directors of companies in respect of misfeasance in office pursuant to s.212 Insolvency Act 1986.