Forum barristers cover all aspects of corporate and personal insolvency litigation offering expert analysis and advocacy to office holders, debtors, creditors and directors.
From winding up petitions to complex claims relating to antecedent transactions and misfeasance to directors’ disqualifications, Forum can provide a specialist legal team with the necessary experience to make a real difference to the outcome of any proposed or on-going insolvency litigation.
Forum barristers have a wide range of experience of advising and acting in all manner of personal insolvency matters.
We frequently act for both creditors and debtors on time-sensitive applications to set aside statutory demands and on bankruptcy petitions.
We also advise on claims to set aside transactions at an undervalue, preferences and transactions defrauding creditors.
In addition, our team can advise on individual voluntary arrangements and bankruptcy restriction orders.
Forum barristers have a wide range of experience of advising and acting in all manner of corporate insolvency and restructuring matters.
Our team frequently act for administrators and liquidators in claims to recover company assets, with substantial experience dealing with:
Where necessary we can assist with issues of asset tracing and recovery. We also act for office holders (including nominees of voluntary arrangements) in creditor’s challenges concerning appointment, conduct and remuneration.
Our barristers also advise directors on their rights and responsibilities arising out of insolvency events and restructuring plans, including cross-border mergers. We have substantial experience across a range of industries, from financial services to hospitality, pensions to property and construction.
We frequently assist with applications to procure the assignment of claims from office holders, and applications to continue acting as a director notwithstanding disqualification under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986.
In addition, our members frequently act for creditors and companies in winding up petitions and injunctions to restrain the presentation or advertisement of a winding up petition.