The Government has announced changes to the Renters (Reform) Bill to protect vulnerable residents and improve the safety of homes for tenants. It has tabled amendments to make it illegal for landlords and agents to have blanket bans on renting to people who receive benefits or who have children – ensuring families aren’t discriminated against
We understand that insolvency can be distressing for a business and for the individuals involved, and approach insolvency matters with sensitivity and commerciality at the forefront. We deal with a range of insolvency matters whether individual or corporate.
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We regularly act for insolvency practitioners and/or company directors in relation to corporate disputes, and regularly advise on issues such as:
- Wrongful and fraudulent trading;
- Transfers at an undervalue;
- Preferential payments;
- Disputed creditor claims;
- Company Director disqualifications;
- Misfeasance actions; and
- Other key issues.
Winding Up Proceedings
We also regularly attend court on winding up petitions where compulsory orders are being sought. We regularly advise on administrations and pre-packs. We can be flexible with costs, and will consider acting for insolvency practitioners on a conditional fee basis.
We also have considerable experience in advising and assisting people on the issues of bankruptcy, in particular in relation to issues concerning the matrimonial home and endeavouring to annul the bankruptcy.
Company Director Disqualification Actions
We regularly act for former directors facing proceedings under the Director Disqualification Act 1986. We can offer practical advice and representation in relation to Disqualification Orders, undertakings and where a Disqualification Order has been made, an application seeking permission to act notwithstanding that disqualification.