Our Lawyers Provide First-class Advice on Statutory Demands and Winding Up Petitions
We are leading experts specialising in insolvency proceedings. Our chancery solicitors and barristers have decades of experience in Insolvency and Winding-up Petition law and have advised on many hundreds of cases. Our in-house insolvency barrister has succeeded in leading cases including before the Court of Appeal. Our Senior Partner has worked at KMPG, Goldman Sachs and ING Barings and is dual-qualified as a Solicitor-Advocate and Barrister. Both lawyers have regularly appear on and manage Winding-up Petition cases and will be available to you at the outset in your first advice conference; when accurate legal advice matters the most in ensuring a sure-footed legal strategy going forwards.
Our experienced City of London solicitors and barristers regularly assist companies facing a HMRC winding up petition; individuals served a statutory demand; or creditors owed money and considering issuing a winding up petition.
Your search for a solicitor in relation to debt recovery or to avoid a winding up order ends here. Our solicitor and barister team can guide you through the minefield of complex winding-up rules and procedure and help you manage the entire process. We have years of experience in negotiating with debtor companies and their solicitors as well as creditor, shareholder or director petitioners (in particular HMRC).
We regularly represent our client companies in the High Court/Companies Court and successfully obtain adjournments (i.e. to allow time to negotiate and settle or to defend a winding up petition). We also help companies to avoid having bank accounts frozen by preventing the advertisement of winding up petition notices or (if already advertised in the London Gazette) by obtaining a validation order from the Court to unfreeze the company’s bank accounts. We have a proven track record of delivering legal advice and legal solutions. We know exactly how to get the best results for your business.
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Our dual-qualified Solicitor & Barrister team assess your case at the outset and do everything professionally and by the book avoiding problems for you later on. We will quickly determine the merits and prospects of the claim and then also advise you on how to obtain an optimal outcome.
WARNING: DEBT RECOVERY AGENCIES
Debt recovery agencies that are not SRA authorised solicitors should be avoided as they are not lawfully entitled to manage a winding-up petition or any court litigation in the UK (an offence under the Solicitors Act 1974) and may engage in sharp practice both against their client and the other side for which you could be punished by the Court.
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WARNING – OBTAIN SPECIFIC GUIDANCE & ADVICE
The information on this website is not legal advice; you should always obtain specific advice on the circumstances of your case. Our Winding-up Petition Solicitors & Barristers provide specialist legal advice based on decades of expertise. Click here or call +442071830529 to get in touch. For regulatory reasons we do not take on low value cases nor provide free legal advice, information or guidance and our team cannot answer questions from non-clients.
Our Areas of Legal Expertise
We regularly undertake insolvency litigation in these core areas:
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We can help to bring or defend a Winding-up Petition, obtain an Adjournment or Time to pay, deal with a Statutory Demand, apply for a Validation order or an injunction to stop a petition advertisement.
We have the strongest possible record of success in dealing with numerous bankruptcy or winding up petitions and are regularly recommended to clients by leading accountants and leading insolvency professionals.
We advise company directors on the best course of legal and commercial action for the business (for example restraining advertisements, obtaining validation orders to unfreeze bank accounts, obtaining winding up petition adjournments and time to pay HMRC, defending winding up petitions).
We add value by recommending insolvency routes, where appropriate, such as Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs, PVAs, IVAs), Administration or other insolvency routes).
Download our guide to Compulsory Liquidation & Winding Up Petitions
The Company Director’s Guide on Insolvency
Our Insolvency team regularly provide market leading advice to directors of companies and limited liability partnerships. Our work has featured in KSA Group‘s Worried Directors Guide 2018, including our authoritative guide on compulsory liquidation and winding up petitions.
Winding Up & Insolvency FAQs
Frequently Asked Insolvency, Petition and Stat Demand Questions
Insolvency and Winding-up News
UK Insolvency Legal News Articles from our team:
Companies Winding Up Cause List for 29 November 2023 for the High Court of Justice, Insolvency and Companies Court, Rolls Building
In a recent legal battle, the High Court denied Bridger & Co’s request for an injunction to stop Duologi from advertising a winding-up petition. This dispute arose from a disbursement funding agreement for cavity wall insulation claims, with Duologi seeking £2.2 million repayment. The court upheld Duologi’s right to present the petition and rejected Bridger’s…
In a recent development, Lawrence Dallaglio Limited, a company linked to former England rugby union star Lawrence Dallaglio, has entered into voluntary liquidation. The HMRC Customs had lodged a winding-up petition against the company, but the petition was dismissed by Judge Sally Barber in the specialist Insolvency and Companies Court in London.
Companies Winding Up Cause List for 18 October 2023 for the High Court of Justice, Insolvency and Companies Court, Rolls Building
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