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Our specialist Insolvency Team provides advice to businesses and individuals across the West Midlands and Shropshire and is recognised as one of the leading insolvency law practices in the Midlands, as recommended by leading legal directory, the Legal 500.

Legal 500 2017: The Insolvency Team were recognised as a leading Team in the West Midlands.

"FBC Manby Bowdler LLP, commercial litigator Gareth Ruddock has strong experience acting in contentious matters, including cases involving allegations of wrongful trading, fraud and breach of duty, as well as officeholder claims under the Insolvency Act 1986. Corporate specialist James Sage focuses on non-contentious matters and, together with Ruddock, advised an invoice factoring business on the restructuring of the company and the recovery of assets".

Our insolvency legal advice for businesses covers:

  • Winding up including advice on winding up petitions, Statutory Demands and applications for Injunctions to prevent a winding up application.
  • Administration and Liquidation
    • In court and out of court applications
    • Sale and purchase agreements
    • Enforcement Action against Directors and third parties
    • Defending actions by administrators
    • Collection of book debts
    • Applications under the Insolvency Act
    • Sale and purchase agreements
    • ‘Pre-packs’
  • Receivership
    • Collection of outstanding rent
    • Dealing with the property
    • Enforcement of leasehold covenants

Our insolvency legal advice for individuals covers:

  • Bankruptcy
    • Statutory demand and applications to set aside statutory demand
    • Bankruptcy petition
    • Defending bankruptcy petitions
    • Property Issues
    • Applications under the Insolvency Act
  • Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVA) – an agreement with your creditors to pay all or part of your debts, which we can negotiate on your behalf.

Whatever your situation, business or personal, we work collaboratively with our clients, advising them of the best course of action to reach their desired resolution. We understand the importance of prompt, practical advice, often having to deal with last minute court deadlines and challenging cases. 

There is nothing we haven’t had experience of dealing with and you can rest assured, with our expert and dedicated Insolvency Team, you are working with trusted advisors who have your business and personal interests at the heart of the work they are undertaking on your behalf.

If you have an enquiry in relation to our insolvency services or simply want to speak to a member of our expert Team for further information and guidance, please use the request a call back or make an enquiry option to get in touch.

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