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Insolvency

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.

Highlights include:

  • 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.
News & Events
23/03/17

Future-proof your business: Developing a thriving workplace in 2017

This seminar will provide you with an opportunity to hear from leading employment law and HR experts on the current challenges and changes in the workplace, including a review of the new apprenticeship levy, and how this will affect all employers engaging apprentices. Read more

22/11/16

Brachers advises Kent businesses to go ‘back to basics’ when it comes to effective credit control

Brachers has advised local companies to review the fundamentals of their credit control processes in order to protect the future sustainability and growth of their business. Read more

18/09/15

Brachers named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in national legal awards

Award win shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more

29/07/15

Brachers shortlisted for national legal award because of dedication to Kent market

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 more

15/06/15

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 more

07/05/15

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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Meet the Team

Tim Mayner | Licensed Insolvency Practitioner

T: 01622 767478 | Email Tim

 

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Recent Experience, Expertise & Articles
01/07/16

Brexit: What do we know already about the impact on business?

Since the UK voted to leave the European Union after 43 years, organisations up and down the country have been looking for clear answers about the implications of Brexit for their business. Read more

08/05/15

Employment Knowledge Hub programme of events booklet - Summer 2015

Please find information about our latest employment seminars and employment law updates in the booklet, as well as details about fixed price in-house training for Summer 2015. Read more

07/05/15

Brachers Business - issue 2

The latest edition of our business newsletter, Brachers Business. Read more

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Key Contact

Michael Oatham

Partner

T: 01622 776423

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