Claire White Senior Chartered Legal Executive

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Contact Details

Claire has a background in debt recovery and litigation, and is part of the firm’s Business Support and Insolvency Group. 

Main area of practise

Claire handles all aspects of insolvency work, including transactional, advisory and contentious matters. 

Clients

Claire works for insolvency practitioners, banks, lenders and creditors to maximise recoveries, as well as directors and companies in distressed situations.

Significant experience

  • Claire regularly carries out security reviews for Banks and also advises on the enforcement of security, for example by appointing Receivers under the Law of Property Act 1925;
  • Claire has acted for a purchaser of a technology company in purchasing a business from the Administrators of a company that had gone into Administration (2016);
  • Claire has acted for the Joint Trustees in Bankruptcy to obtain a Limited Civil Restraint Order in a bankruptcy matter, followed by achieving vacant possession, where the bankrupt and his wife were deliberately obstructing the Joint Trustees (2017);
  • Claire has assisted with the appointment of Administrators by a Qualifying Floating Chargeholder (2016);
  • Claire acts in relation to applications for the sale and possession of property in bankruptcy proceedings;
  • Claire is currently acting for Joint Liquidators bringing a claim for knowing receipt, and/or to set aside a transaction at an undervalue.  

Other expertise

Claire also regularly provides training sessions at our quarterly insolvency lunch and learn sessions which are held for clients.

Expertise

Articles by Claire

Using Civil Restraint Orders in a bankruptcy case

Case study

Our business Support and Restructuring team acted in a case where a bankrupt and his wife were applying to the court to prevent the sale of their family home. Our expert explains the case and the outcome.

Civil Restraint Orders

Article

What are Civil Restraint Orders and when can they be used? Our expert explains how CRO's can be useful when dealing with particularly litigious bankrupts and other litigants in person.

Limitation on when a Notice of Intention to Appoint Administrators can be filed

Article

On 11 April 2017, Judgment was handed down in the matter of JCAM Commercial Real Estate Property XV Ltd v Davis Haulage Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 267.

Related Knowledge & Resources

Civil Restraint Orders

What are Civil Restraint Orders and when can they be used? Our expert explains how CRO's can be useful when dealing with particularly litigious bankrupts and other litigants in person.

To what extent does the new Pre-Action Protocol apply to the enforcement of council tax liabilities?

A new Pre-Action Protocol for Debt claims ("PAP") is coming into force. We expect to see councils taking steps in the forthcoming months to significantly overhaul their current debt recovery processes to ensure compliance with the PAP.

Limitation on when a Notice of Intention to Appoint Administrators can be filed

On 11 April 2017, Judgment was handed down in the matter of JCAM Commercial Real Estate Property XV Ltd v Davis Haulage Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 267.

Taking care with re-use of business name following insolvency

Blake Morgan's guide to the restrictions on involvement with another business trading under the same or similar name, when going through insolvency procedures.

Guide to tenant insolvency

Blake Morgan provide a guide to the process of tenant insolvency