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Contentious Insolvency

The Contentious Insolvency team specialise in dealing with high profile, criminal and contentious insolvencies involving fraud, litigation and international asset tracing. The team also have experience in high profile bankruptcies involving high net worth individuals.

What we do

The team focus on specialist, complex insolvencies and high value fraud appointments and individual high profile. Our services include:

  • Contentious insolvencies, court receivership and provisional liquidations;
  • Corporate fraud investigations;
  • Criminal: cases under the proceeds of crime, drug trafficking and Criminal Justice Act;
  • Contentious corporate insolvencies involving multi-jurisdictional asset tracing and document recovery;
  • High profile personal insolvency.

How we can help

Often in contentious and fraud situations it is important to act quickly and decisively to stop the causes of fraud and maximise recoveries. This team has vast experience in asset tracing, dealing with contentious and litigious insolvencies and in acting on short notice to deal with these potentially difficult and uncertain situations.

Using insolvency powers to combat fraud, our experience includes:

  • The execution of Search and seizure and worldwide freezing orders;
  • International asset tracing;
  • Trading to preserve the position while conducting investigations;
  • Close links with government departments.

By combining the skills with the Forensic and Dispute Services, we are uniquely placed to support our clients.

Key contact

  • Louise Brittain
    +44 (0)20 7936 3000

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