Restructuring and Insolvency

“A highly regarded set in the North, boasting specialised expertise in all areas of restructuring and insolvency.”

Chambers and Partners 2019

Our nationally renowned, specialist restructuring and insolvency team undertakes all manner of personal and corporate restructuring and insolvency work on behalf of creditors, debtors and office holders.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Administrations
  • Asset tracing and recovery
  • Bankruptcy
  • Creditor and public interest winding up
  • Cross-border insolvency
  • Directors’ disqualification proceedings
  • Individual and company voluntary arrangements
  • Liquidations
  • Misfeasance proceedings
  • Office holder claims and remuneration
  • Preferences
  • Receiverships
  • Transaction avoidance
  • Wrongful and fraudulent trading

Our barristers undertake work in a full range of Courts, including the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. Many of our barristers have experience of acting in other jurisdictions, including Gibraltar and the Seychelles.

Professor David Milman, co-editor of the Annotated Guide to the Insolvency Legislation, is our Professorial Associate. Doctor John Tribe, one of the joint editors of Muir Hunter on personal insolvency, joined us in 2016 as an Academic Associate.

We hold a series of restructuring and insolvency seminars throughout the year in Leeds and Manchester.


What the Directories Say

“A highly regarded set in the North, boasting specialised expertise in all areas of restructuring and insolvency including administration, bankruptcy and liquidation, as well as asset recovery, winding-up and a raft of other issues.”
Band 1 Leading Set – Restructuring and Insolvency (Northern Circuit), Chambers and Partners 2019

“Exchange Chambers has ‘strength in depth’ in its commercial and Chancery practice, with members acting in high-value shareholder and insolvency disputes and professional negligence matters.” “For one solicitor, Exchange Chambers is ‘the strongest insolvency set in Manchester’, with members acting in cases of bankruptcy, directors’ disqualification proceedings and asset recovery.”
Tier 1 Leading Set – Commercial, Banking, Insolvency and Chancery Law (Northern and North Eastern Circuit), The Legal 500 2018/19

The Team