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Birketts LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency

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What the team is known for

A leading team in East Anglia known for its restructuring work in sectors including property and construction. Also noted for its experience advising on contentious insolvency matters. Additional strength in advising on group insolvencies.

Strengths

One client notes: "They are proactive, responsive and approach our problems in a very direct manner."

Work highlights

Advised RSM Recovery and Restructuring in relation to its appointment as the administrators for F.H. Gilman.

Notable practitioners

Laurence Weeks is a commercial litigator who has extensive experience in insolvency disputes. He handles asset recovery for liquidators, winding-up petitions and high-value administrations.
"He's very focused, he cuts through the jargon and minutiae and is very practical and commercial."

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Overview

Birketts’ Restructuring and Insolvency Team advises on all issues arising from corporate and personal distress.

Formal insolvencies:

  • Administrations
  • Receiverships
  • Liquidations
  • Pre-packs
  • Bankruptcies (winding-up petitions)
  • Advising insolvency practitioners
  • Advising lenders
  • Advising creditors
  • All forms of insolvency litigation and dispute resolution
  • Solvent liquidations (members’ voluntary liquidation)

Restructuring:

  • Refinancing
  • Debt and equity restructuring
  • Debt for equity swaps
  • Voluntary arrangements
  • Asset disposals / acquisitions
  • Work-outs and turnarounds
  • Tax considerations

Restructuring/Insolvency

Birketts LLP

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Location

Brierly Place

New London Road

Chelmsford

Essex

UK

CM2 0AP

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East Anglia

Restructuring/Insolvency


Laurence Weeks
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