Restructuring and Insolvency

"Exchange Chambers is the chambers of choice for insolvency matters"

The Legal 500 2024

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
  • Restructuring plans
  • The new moratorium

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 offers notable restructuring and insolvency expertise in the North East.”
Band 2 Leading Set – Restructuring and Insolvency (North Eastern Circuit), Chambers and Partners 2024

Exchange Chambers is a “go-to set in the north for insolvency matters”
Tier 1 Leading Set – Company and Insolvency (Northern Circuit), The Legal 500 2024

The Team