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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
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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.
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Welcome to our May issue of the Property Litigation Newsletter. This issue covers the binding arbitration process forCovid-19 related rent arrears, information on the new Code of practice introduced for commercial landlords and tenants, electric vehicles – a challenge or opportunity for commercial landlords? and auction sales – Is ‘BuyerBeware’ enough to avoid a claim for non-disclosure?
In this issue – Creditors’ winding- up petitions and Covid-19 restrictions, How to make yourself bankrupt, Repaying bounce back loans and The new binding arbitration process for Coronavirus-related commercial rent arrears.
Join Stephen Nolan and Neil O’Callaghan for our latest #AskMachins podcast discussing the consequences of being a rogue company director.
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In this edition – Updated Covid-19 winding-up provisions, HMRC guidance published dealing with directors’ liability for their involvement in limited companies and potential tax avoidance, HMRC’s approach to debt enforcement, Restrictions on commercial landlords continue despite other insolvency restrictions being eased and Company Director disqualification update