We have gained a national reputation for our work with Licensed Insolvency Practitioners, led by solicitor and Licensed Insolvency Practitioner, Annabel Whittaker.
We act for Insolvency Practitioners in making claims to recover assets on behalf of companies in administration or liquidation. Our aim throughout is to get the best possible return for the creditors.
Our insolvency & corporate recovery department has extensive experience of dealing with disputes in the insolvency context having recently been described in Chambers & Partners as “the best contentious team in the East Midlands”.
Typical insolvency litigation cases dealt with by the team include:
- Transactional avoidance
- Transactions at an undervalue
- Wrongful trading
- Overdrawn director’s loan accounts
- Recovery of assets and property
- Tracing and constructive trust claims.
"They offer good, technically sound yet practical advice. Their customer service is excellent with quick turnaround times for advice."Chambers & Partner 2017
"‘A good spread of knowledge’ and ‘quick response times’ make Actons a popular choice not only for insolvency practitioners, but also for lenders."The Legal 500 2018 (Insolvency & Corporate Recovery)
"Actons has ‘one of the strongest insolvency teams in the Nottingham area' with ‘strong technical knowledge' across the range of matters. It acts for major insolvency practitioners in the region, such as Bates Weston, KPMG, BDO and Baker Tilly (now RSM)."The Legal 500
"Well reputed for its work on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious restructurings and insolvencies. Acts for insolvency practitioners in corporate and personal insolvency situations. Able to handle insolvency situations with cross-border aspects."Chambers & Partners
"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)