Restructuring and Insolvency

"Exchange Chambers has an excellent reputation for its handling of both corporate and personal insolvencies and complex restructuring matters."

Chambers and Partners 2021

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 has an excellent reputation for its handling of both corporate and personal insolvencies and complex restructuring matters. The set houses a strong bench of senior and junior barristers, and offers significant expertise in administrations, contested winding-up petitions and liquidations.”
Band 1 Leading Set – Restructuring and Insolvency (Northern Circuit), Chambers and Partners 2021

“Top set in the North West, Exchange Chambers has excellent strength in depth in the fields of company and insolvency law.”
Leading Set – Company and Insolvency (Northern Circuit), The Legal 500 2021

The Team