When your business or your finances fall into troubled waters, we can offer a lifeline. Whatever financial problems you’re experiencing, we’ll help you to find the best way forward, giving you a fresh start and safe guarding jobs where possible. For lenders, we can help recover what’s owed to you in a way that’s fair for all parties. If you’re an individual facing bankruptcy, we’ll look at all the options and advise on the best way forward.
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Are you prepared to be paid out of realisations and for us to simply fund your disbursements as you go along?
When it comes to insolvency recovery work, we know what to expect. If there’s a realistic prospect of a recovery being made through our work, then we’re happy to be paid in this way.
Have you done this before?
We’ve handled all kinds of cases, and our team have years of experience between them. We keep up with the changing law and use our commercial experience to provide informed, practical advice.
How can I keep my costs to a minimum?
We’ll always provide an estimated fee where applicable, and we’ll stick to it as best we can. However, the best thing you can do is trust us to get on with the job, rather than continually chase for progress – we’ll be in touch as soon as anything changes.
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Our dedicated team of restructuring and insolvency solicitors have decades of experience in this area of the law, working on a full range of insolvency and restructuring matters in the UK and internationally. We’ll do whatever it takes to negotiate on your behalf – in one case, we worked right through the Christmas period to safeguard 550 jobs in a national retail company.
We have experience in many sectors but particularly in health and social care, construction, advanced manufacturing and education. We have dealt with the Care Quality Commission over many years, so we can help healthcare businesses that fall foul of the regulators and give a detailed insight into what they may be thinking.
Chambers: “I consider them to be an excellent firm who have always delivered. They have good depth to their team and broad knowledge of personal and corporate insolvency.” “A friendly firm which produces work of high quality and gets the job done.” “Excellent service in a timely manner.”
From corporates that need to restructure to individuals facing bankruptcy, we help businesses, lenders and individuals with their insolvency and restructuring needs.
We litigate on insolvency-related matters such as wrongful trading, misfeasance, preference and TUV claims, and, as well as acting for Insolvency Practitioners,we can also defend against claims by them to protect former directors and connected companies. If you’re a lender, we’ll review your security and provide full and ongoing advice on your enforcement procedures.
For company directors, we’ll provide advice about your duties in a turnaround situation and we can also help you sell your business or assets if it comes to it. We also act in relation to the appointment of administrators, liquidators and trustees in bankruptcy when needed.
Paul Grundy and Robin Koolhoven from HCR's restructuring and insolvency team were invaluable trusted advisors for the transformation of this independent school into a school for SEND pupils.view full case study
Businesses fail for many reasons, most often as a result of factors beyond the control of its management, such as market forces, changes in demand, cost fluctuations and failings in the supply chain.view full case study
A care home in receivership, set against a background of a family feud, a local authority embargo preventing them taking more patients and a Care Quality Commission of ‘requires improvement’, we enabled the sale of the home as a going concern.view full case study
The winding-up of a high-end second-hand car business, Armston Developments Ltd, called on our insolvency expert Derek Jones’ considerable court experience. Two of the directors of the business were subsequently convicted of defrauding the company of considerable amounts of money which led to its insolvency.view full case study
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Partner, Restructuring & Insolvency
Restructuring and Insolvency
Partner, Head of Restructuring and Insolvency Team
Restructuring and Insolvency