Simon Whitfield

Call 2009

"Mr Whitfield has exceptional skills in giving oral and written advice as well as drafting. He is extremely prompt in responding to requests for advice and drafting, even with very short deadlines."

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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.