Our Insolvency team advises on all aspects of insolvency including bankruptcy, liquidation and administration. With a strong team of insolvency litigators and a highly regarded restructuring service we have unrivalled expertise in the region delivered with a commercial, results driven focus.
The Insolvency team includes restructuring and insolvency specialists with expertise in areas such as company law, debt recovery, property disputes, directors’ duties, employment law and dispute resolution.
With real strength in depth we can effectively deal with all issues arising in financially distressed situations. In addition to offering the full suite of pre and post appointment services to insolvency practitioners, our highly experienced team includes an in house insolvency practitioner who specialises in bankruptcy appointments and connected asset recoveries.
Our growing team of insolvency lawyers advises a broad range of clients including some of the largest financial institutions, insolvency practitioners, businesses facing insolvency and creditors of companies or individuals who have become insolvent. We have a long-established client base and continue to act for some of the largest and most respected insolvency practices in the UK.
- Successfully defending a bankrupt’s appeal to the Court of Appeal for an order for possession and sale to be set aside. The case was reported.
- Successfully settling a claim in which we acted for the Liquidator against a former director for misfeasance and/or wrongful trading after over 2.5 years of litigation.
- Successfully obtaining an order for possession and sale against a bankrupt’s property in a case complicated by matrimonial proceedings running alongside it.
- Successfully recovering valuable plant and equipment from an insolvent company in a disputed retention of title claim.
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Award win shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more29/07/15
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Brachers has been shortlisted for the coveted Law Firm of the Year prize at this year’s national Halsbury’s Legal Awards. Award nomination shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more15/06/15
Maidstone-based Watson Nevill solicitors joins Brachers
Brachers announces it has acquired Maidstone-based solicitors Watson Nevill, introducing new members across the commercial property and family teams. Read more07/05/15
Brachers sponsors Kent Excellence in Business Awards
For the third successive year, Brachers has been searching for the best land-based business in Kent as part of the Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA). Read more
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Brachers Business - issue 2
The latest edition of our business newsletter, Brachers Business. Read more