Insolvency Practitioners - Individual & Corporate Insolvency

Herrington Carmichael LLP's insolvency specialists can provide you with a full range of services, and in particular transactions and asset recovery. We understand that as professionals you often need to get straight to the point. We are sensitive to your role and responsibility and work to protect you at all times.

Our service to you includes a thorough investigation combined with a hands on approach throughout the instruction. We can assist you on:

Individual insolvency:

  • Possession proceedings of a property;
  • Suspending a bankrupts discharge if they have been non-cooperative;
  • Assisting you as a supervisor, and if a breach occurs, issuing bankruptcy proceedings;
  • Proceeding on antecedent transaction actions on your behalf;
  • Proceeding with private examination of the bankrupt under section 336 of the Insolvency Act 1986;
  • Assisting on Bankruptcy Restriction Orders ("BRO")
  • Assist you on whether sanctions are required.

Corporate insolvency:

  • We advise on the terms of Company Voluntary Arrangements ("CVA") and schemes of arrangements;
  • Assist on validity letters;
  • Drafting & issuing letters of claim, Statutory Demands and Winding up petitions;
  • Drafting and negotiating Asset sale Agreements and Deed's of Assignment;
  • Assist on Compulsory Liquidation;
  • Restructuring and refinancing;
  • Dealing with Administrations and assisting office holders on obtaining Appointment by way of application to Court and Out of Court appointments;
  • Assist on Receiverships and advise on appointment of Receivers and any other issues in a Receivership;
  • Antecedent transactions against Directors and former directors to include wrongful/fraudulent trading, transactions at an undervalue, preference claims, unlawful dividend and excessive remuneration payments, misfeasance claims, defrauding creditors;
  • Examinations of directors and other individuals;
  • Directors' Disqualification actions;
  • Landlords' & commercial tenants rights on insolvency;
  • Members voluntary liquidations;
  • Asset recovery, including disputes such as Retention of Title etc;
  • Creditors' rights on insolvency;
  • Income payment agreements and orders;
  • Remuneration challenges;
  • Cross-border issues.


For further information on the services we may offer you, please do not hesitate to contact the Dispute Resolution department at or 01276 686222.

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Camberley:    +44 (0)1276 686 222
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Key contacts
Frankie Tierney
Head of Dispute Resolution, Chief Executive
Frances Kyle
Senior Solicitor