We advise sellers and buyers in transactions where the seller or target company face financial difficulties which necessitate quick sales or other restructurings. In these situations fast response times, availability and a commercial and pragmatic approach are essential.  We often work with other professionals such as Insolvency Practitioners and tax experts from our well-established network of professional contacts to ensure our clients receive the comprehensive advice they need.

Examples of areas of work undertaken are:

  • “Distressed” sales of businesses or subsidiaries, acting for sellers or buyers
  • Sales out of administration and administrative receivership for insolvency practitioners
  • Purchases out of insolvency by management teams, trade buyers or private equity-backed buyers
  • Corporate advice for directors and shareholders on the potential impact of insolvency law and advice as to duties in the face of a threat of insolvency
  • Corporate advice for companies undergoing a restructuring  process
  • Advising on corporate law issues during any insolvency process including administrations, administrative receiverships, LPA receiverships, company voluntary arrangements, members voluntary liquidations or creditors voluntary liquidations
  • Assisting creditor clients in the recovery of debts from distressed companies

If you have a query or would like to book an appointment please get in touch with our team on 01256 320555 or email


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    Will Anderson

    Corporate Commercial Director

  • Nigel Tranah

    Corporate  Commercial Solicitor

  • Rupert Wright

    Corporate Commercial Solicitor

  • Liberty Nicholas

    Corporate Commercial Solicitor

  • Pauline Wilkinson

    Legal Secretary

  • Peter Turner