“Blake Morgan are one of the best firms in the region and a go-to for insolvency work”
Our dedicated insolvency specialists (including a licensed insolvency practitioner) provide commercial 'solutions driven' advice on every aspect of corporate and personal insolvency work, including:
For insolvency practitioners
For banks and stakeholders
Business Support & Insolvency team has an impressive and varied client base that includes main clearing banks, Big 4 and niche accountancy firms, turnaround professionals, local authorities and city councils, large corporations, SMEs and individuals.
Our expertise is built on years of experience and in that time we have dealt with a huge variety of cases. Examples include:
Blake Morgan has a national reputation for providing expert legal advice in relation to fraud, proceeds of crime and criminal confiscation matters.
The Blake Morgan bankruptcy practice provides local authorities and city councils with an advice line and 'fully funded' bespoke service to collect council tax and national non-domestic rates.
“Blake Morgan's team is best in the region.”
“Blake Morgan are a market leader for a wide range of restructuring and insolvency matters and all forms of bankruptcy work. Conspicuous strength in bank-led corporate restructuring”
“A solid, responsive and reasonably priced team; particularly good for dealing with insolvency litigation.”
The Insolvency Service have recently announced that the Insolvency Rules 2016 ("the Rules") are to be laid before Parliament in October 2016. Provided that the proposed Rules are approved by Parliament, they are likely to come into force in April 2017.
On 2 November 2015, the new process for pre-pack sales of businesses by companies about to go into administration will come into force.
The recent prosecutions of former directors of USC and City Link are important reminders of the statutory requirements to consult with employees – directors of collapsed companies ignore them at their peril.
In the matter of ROBERT WILLIAM LESLIE HORTON (As Trustee in Bankruptcy of Michael Gerard Henry) v MICHAEL GERARD HENRY  EWCA Civ 989
An appeal by a Trustee in Bankruptcy against a court order that possession and sale should be postponed until the bankrupt's daughter, no longer resided at the property.
It is important for company directors to understand why they need to care about the signs of financial distress. When a business is healthy, busy and profitable it is very easy to keep carrying on being healthy, busy and profitable...
With a strong offering to local authorities within our top ranked Business support and insolvency team, as a team we come across many matters when in the process of recovering Council Tax...
Recently in the case of Okon v Lewisham Borough Council it was highlighted the uncertainty regarding the correct process to appeal an individual's liability for outstanding council tax and subsequent liability orders.
Members of our Restructuring and Insolvency, Charities and Education, Built Environment and Property Litigation recently acted on a sale to rescue a well-established independent school from the brink of closure.