Insolvency & Bankruptcy

Peters & Peters provides exemplary advice to companies and individuals in cases of insolvency or bankruptcy.

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Insolvency and bankruptcy present fundamental challenges for businesses and individuals in every industry sector. We provide services for all parties across the spectrum of contentious insolvency.

When acting on behalf of creditors and receiving parties, we pursue Asset Tracing and Recovery strategies which are cost-efficient and target key assets in order to maximise the cost-benefit of any insolvency action. We also advise creditors on bringing claims for damages against those responsible for the collapse of companies and the recovery of investment and debts owed to those creditors.

We are regularly instructed by companies or individuals facing the potential consequences of insolvency or bankruptcy. We guide clients through the process and fight for the best possible outcome. This can involve investigating the circumstances of an insolvency or bankruptcy to establish whether counter-claims and third party claims exist; seeking the protection of the bankruptcy regime in relevant circumstances; advising company directors in respect of their duties and liabilities in the event of company insolvency and obtaining the most favourable conditions where adverse orders are unavoidable.

We have particular expertise in dealing with personal claims made against former directors and officers involving allegations of alleged breaches of fiduciary duties; transactions at an undervalue; preferences; loans or fraudulent or wrongful trading.

We are regularly instructed to assist with matters spanning multiple jurisdictions. We have excellent relationships with overseas insolvency specialists, enabling us to respond quickly to any situation and assemble a team capable of delivering incisive advice and implementing a global strategy designed to meet client objectives.

Key Contacts

Jason Woodland

Jason Woodland, Partner

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+44 (0)20 7822 7760

Jonathan Tickner

Jonathan Tickner, Head of Commercial Litigation and Civil Fraud

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+44 (0)20 7822 7766

Keith Oliver

Keith Oliver, Head of International

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+44 (0)20 7822 7722

Sarah Gabriel

Sarah Gabriel, Partner

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+44 (0)20 7822 7730

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