Corporate Insolvency

Corporate Insolvency

Chambers provides legal advice and robust representation in all aspects of corporate insolvency, in particular chambers expertise has been sought in relation to corporate insolvency and construction and engineering disputes.

The Head of the Corporate Insolvency Team, Charles Edwards, is dual qualified, first-class barrister and is a member of the Chancery Bar Association and the Technology and Construction Bar Association, a graduate the University of Cambridge (Departments of Engineering and Architecture), King’s College London (Centre of Construction Law) and the Inns of Court School of Law (Gray’s Inn).

Members of Chambers provide first class legal advice, expertise and advocacy in all aspects of corporate insolvency matters, including:

  • Setting out the overall strategy to be adopted
  • Clear and concise legal advice on the merits
  • Analysis of the evidence
  • Directors disaqualification
  • Claims against directors
  • Winding petitions
  • Injunctions to restrain presentation/advertisement of winding-up petitions
  • Applications to set aside statutory demands
  • Transactions at undervalue
  • Preferences
  • Bankruptcy
  • Administration
  • Liquidation
  • Voluntary arrangements
  • Drafting statements of case
  • Attendance at the High Court (the Companies Court and the Bankruptcy Division) to present written and oral arguments.


Chambers accepts instructions from a wide range of clients on a direct access basis, including directors, office-holders, companies, business owners, creditors, debtors, construction and engineering organisations, contractors, subcontractors, as well as instructing solicitors.

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