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Insolvency and Restructuring

Insolvency professionals

Our business recovery team are experienced in providing, clear, practical and detailed support to insolvency practitioners.

Our business recovery team have experience working with accounting and insolvency professionals to assist with the documentation and legalities necessary to complete transactions and support claims including de-mergers, hive ups and share for share exchanges.

Whether the matter is a solvent liquidation or an insolvent re-organisation or disposal, we have the experience to assist with documentation and legalities necessary to complete the transaction.

“Significant experience in handling large-scale restructuring and redundancy programmes. Clarkslegal is ‘technically excellent but commercial’”

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Read, listen and watch our latest insights

  • 27 May 2021
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Insolvency: Looking ahead Pre-packs and Reforms Post Covid

Watch Stuart Mullins, Corporate Partner at Clarkslegal and James Hopkirk, Director of Restructuring at Kreston Reeves as they provide an overview of the key changes to the insolvency landscape over the last 12 months and what they believe will be the trends in insolvency into the next year and beyond.

  • 11 May 2021
  • Commercial Real Estate

Can a commercial tenant get away with not paying rent due to the pandemic?

It has now been 14 months since we first went into lockdown and the government released measures under the Coronavirus Act to protect both residential and commercial tenants from being evicted if they had not paid their rent up to date.

  • 26 November 2020
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

Bank transfer fraud: what is the bank’s responsibility?

‘Push Payment Fraud’ – where a fraudster deceives someone into paying money to an account controlled by that fraudster – is increasingly common.

  • 26 November 2020
  • Employment

Restrictive covenants – employers watch out

Employers can be liable for inducing a breach of a restrictive covenant, but relying on legal advice can provide a defence as held the Court of Appeal in Allen v Dodd & Co Ltd.

  • 06 November 2020
  • Corporate and M&A

The practicalities of selling your business

In our latest webinar, corporate partner Stuart Mullins discusses the practicalities of selling your business. The following article provides vital insight for both buyers and sellers seeking to navigate the often complex journey from heads of terms to completion. Below we highlight the key considerations and processes.

  • 09 July 2020
  • Corporate and M&A

Had Enough? Winding your Business Down through the use of an MVL

The coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses to consider the way they operate and, in some instances, consider whether they have the ability to operate at all. Similarly, there will be many business owners who feel the risk of further pandemics in the future or business fatigue

“I worked with Stuart on a matter relating to a mutual client which was suffering financial distressHis calm and pragmatic approach aligned well with my own firm’s values, and he provided huge assistance in guiding the directors through a turbulent time.”

James Hopkirk, Restructuring Director – Kreston Reeves LLP