“The 'best firm in the region' for insolvency matters.”
“One client says: 'Blake Morgan know how to pick up our way of thinking quickly.'”
Our dedicated insolvency team provide commercial 'solutions driven' advice on every aspect of corporate and personal insolvency work, including:
For insolvency practitioners
For banks and stakeholders
Our Business Support & Insolvency solicitors have 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.
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“Keen to assist and provide a balanced resolution to situations.”
“A good, commercial team who can handle complex matters.”
Blake Morgan partner, Katie James, has been awarded a prestigious Client Choice Award by Lexology.
The Insolvency team in Thames Valley have had a recent success with the recovery of a six-figure sum in relation to a fraudulent transfer of funds. In this success Partner Katie James was assisted by Trainee Solicitor Tom English.
This case highlights the importance of the distinction between primary and secondary obligations in a contract of suretyship.
When a business hits the skids and is placed into administration or liquidation, an insolvency practitioner is duty bound to preserve the tangible assets of the company and protect the interests of creditors. Our expert examines in more detail.
The 2018 Autumn Budget introduced a multitude of changes in respect of HMRC, from amendments to the personal company tests for Entrepreneurs' Relief to the extension of SDLT first time buyer's relief. We look at one change that has flown under the radar.
Throughout 2018, we have seen a number of high profile insolvencies on the high street affecting a variety of different companies across the retail sector. We take a look at the restructuring and insolvencies that have taken place.
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.
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.
On 11 April 2017, Judgment was handed down in the matter of JCAM Commercial Real Estate Property XV Ltd v Davis Haulage Ltd  EWCA Civ 267.
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.
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 a case it was highlighted the uncertainty regarding the process to appeal an individual's liability for outstanding council tax.