We are leading experts specialising in Bankruptcy Petitions. We regularly assist with issuing petitions or setting aside statutory demands or defending petitions. We also specialise in making bankruptcy annulment applications.
Your search for help in relation to debt recovery or to avoid bankruptcy ends here. Our results-focused team made up of experienced insolvency lawyers can assist by providing you with a bespoke solution if you are an individual facing a debt or bankruptcy petition. We can guide you through the complex bankruptcy rules and procedure and help you to manage the entire process.
Total individual insolvencies (2018)
Total bankruptcy orders (2018)
Bankruptcy orders (January-April 2019)
Debt owed to creditor to present a bankruptcy petition
(Source: The Insolvency Service)
We have years of experience in negotiating with creditors and their solicitors (in particular HMRC). We regularly represent our clients in the High Court/Bankruptcy Court and successfully obtain adjournments (e.g. to allow time to negotiate and settle or to defend a bankruptcy petition) or apply for annulment.
Instruct our bankruptcy professionals
Our dual-qualified Solicitor & Barrister team assess your case at the outset. We will quickly determine the merits and prospects and then also advise you on how to obtain an optimal outcome.
Qualified solicitors and barristers with insolvency litigation expertise. We operate operating from the only law firm in Middle Temple (a Barristers’ Inn of Court) in the City of London
We are London’s leading bankruptcy specialists and secure annulments, set aside statutory demands, liaise with the Official Receiver and manage the entire bankruptcy process
We recommend that you let experts handle your matter. Here’s why:
- reduce failure risk from attempting to manage and understand complex bankruptcy petition or annulment rules and laws yourself;
- expert assistance and advice which can obtain an optimal result; and
- dedicated specialists which results in a faster solution to your problem.
Areas of Legal Expertise
We regularly undertake bankruptcy case litigation in these core areas:
Need a Personal Insolvency Solicitor?
Want to bring or defend a Bankruptcy Petition? Debt Recovery? Adjournment? Time to pay? Annulment?
We are a specialist leading City of London law firm based in the Middle Temple Inns of Court adjacent to the Royal Courts of Justice, High Court and Companies Court.
We have the strongest possible record of success in dealing with numerous bankruptcy petitions and are regularly recommended to clients by leading accountants and leading insolvency professionals.
You can be assured that your insolvency matter is in safe hands and that we will act cost effectively. Our success rate is a result of the dedication of our insolvency lawyers who will diligently review your matter to ensure it has the best possible chance of success from the outset when it matters the most.
Our Media Highlights
Our solicitors and barristers are London’s leading UK bankruptcy and annulment lawyers. Our expert team are regularly featured in national print and broadcast media providing advice and commentary on legal issues and our cases.
Frequently Asked Bankruptcy Petition Questions
Bankruptcy Legal News
UK Bankruptcy Legal News Articles from our team:
Last year a party house company owned by a couple in Brighton went into administration and the company directors have since individually been successfully subject to a bankruptcy order by a private school. Although in this case, the individual directors have been personally pursued by the third party creditor school and have been successfully declared…
We understand that the Official Receiver has submitted tens of thousands of complaints on behalf of bankrupt’s estates to secure compensation for Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) mis-selling in advance of the deadline on 29 August 2019. Complaints by the Receiver have meant that banks (including Lloyds Bank) have set aside billions of pounds to repay…
How did our client get made bankrupt? Our client was made bankrupt when he failed to pay council tax. He didn’t obtain legal advice at the outset and without legal advice, he was unable to defend the petition which resulted in him being ordered bankrupt in 2018. How did we apply to annul his bankruptcy?…
Textiles company director who diverted half a million pounds of company funds for his own benefit has been given seven years of additional bankruptcy restrictions following an Insolvency Service intervention The former director’s misconduct Rostum Nagra, was previously a director of two companies involved in textiles production, Fashionup Ltd and Rocco Fashion Ltd. Between November…