Restructuring and Insolvency

"A leading set in the North West for all manner of restructuring and insolvency enquiries."

Chambers and Partners 2018

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

“Exchange Chambers is a leading set in the North West for all manner of restructuring and insolvency enquiries. The set is capable of taking on cross-jurisdictional restructuring work, high-value recovery matters related to bankruptcy and disputes surrounding director disqualification.”
Band 1 Leading Set – Restructuring and Insolvency (Northern Circuit), Chambers and Partners 2018

“Exchange Chambers has ‘strength in depth’, particularly in matters involving asset recovery, directors’ disqualification proceedings and bankruptcy.”
Tier 1 Leading Set – Commercial, Banking, Insolvency and Chancery Law (Northern and North Eastern Circuit), Legal 500 2017

The Team