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Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency

In the current economic climate, many companies find themselves facing financial difficulties. Pressure can come from many areas including H M Revenue & Customs, the banks, creditors, suppliers and customers. With cash flow and solvency real issues, creditors owed money are more likely to present a winding up petition even if the debt is disputed.

At Steeles Law we have a proven track record of advising companies in all aspects of insolvency, business recovery, corporate restructuring and turnaround. Areas of expertise include administrations, receiverships, all forms of liquidation, de-mergers, company buy-outs and company voluntary arrangements.

The company adopts a joined-up approach and with its breadth of experience in the corporate, employment, property and dispute resolution teams, we ensure that we provide 360 degree advice on all aspects of insolvency proceedings.

Our employment team can provide proactive and timely advice on a broad range of potential employment law issues arising including:

  • TUPE regulations and the obligation to inform and consult
  • liability for the payment of wages
  • varying contracts of employment
  • conducting redundancy dismissals
  • unfair dismissal claims
  • claims against the Secretary of State

We can also advise on all options open to a company faced with a winding up petition, including applications for injunctions to restrain the creditor from winding up the company. The dispute resolution team are able to advise on directors’ disqualification proceedings, wrongful trading, fraudulent trading, misfeasance, preference transactions and transactions at undervalue.

For full details on how we can help recover your business or proceed with winding up a company, please contact us.

"The team advised on various retention of title claims against insolvent retailers."

– Legal 500 2013

"Excellent response times and value for money."

– Legal 500 2012

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Richard Bailey
(Director)

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Nigel Lubbock
(Director and Notary Public)

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Lindsey Crockett
(Associate)

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James Hopgood
(Solicitor)

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