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Nicky Calthrop-Owen

Director & Solicitor

The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

Nicky is a Director in the Insolvency team and works with most of the insolvency practitioners in the East Midlands and increasingly on a national basis.


Nicky is one of the leading insolvency lawyers in the East Midlands, working with insolvency practitioners, creditors, secured lenders and directors.

She also specialises in resolving partnership disputes.

Nicky is dual qualified as a solicitor and a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner. She qualified as a solicitor in 1990, and as a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner in 1998.

Nicky is a fellow of R3.

Outside work Nicky is learning to speak Spanish and likes gardening and interior design.

Nicky is listed as a ‘Leading Individual’ in The Legal 500, and as a Band 2 ranked lawyer in Chambers & Partners.

The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

"Nicky Calthrop-Owen acts for lenders and insolvency practitioners on personal and corporate insolvencies of all kinds. She is also a licensed insolvency practitioner. Clients describe her as "an excellent lawyer with a detailed knowledge of insolvency law and procedure.""
Chambers & Partners 2020
"Nicola Calthrop-Owen is a licensed insolvency practitioner and heads the firm's insolvency team. She advises clients on both contentious and non-contentious matters and is praised for being "extremely knowledgeable and commercially astute."
Chambers & Partners 2017
"Nicky Calthrop-Owen heads Actons’ practice, which is praised for providing ‘clear, accurate and unambiguous advice’"
The Legal 500
"Well-known team that advises on both corporate and personal insolvency issues. Advises on both contentious and non-contentious matters. Clients include a number of leading insolvency practitioners, and a number of the team's lawyers are themselves licensed insolvency practitioners. Regularly assists with disputes involving claims against directors and the realisation of assets in bankruptcy."
Chambers & Partners 2020 (Restructuring/Insolvency)

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