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Capital Law Limited

Restructuring/Insolvency

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What the team is known for

Strong team of insolvency lawyers with considerable experience advising on both contentious and non-contentious matters. Regularly represents insolvency practitioners and directors, as well as liquidators. Noted for its strong offering in debt recovery issues. Adept at handling cross-border matters, with continued experience acting in Gibraltar.

Strengths

Clients praise the team for providing a "highly integrated legal service," which has "met and exceeded requirements and expectations."

Work highlights

Assisted Sonovate with the recovery of sums from customers and other stakeholders who are in liquidation.

Notable practitioners

Philip Jones is a key contact.

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Overview

Our recovery and insolvency team advises Insolvency Practitioners, organisations with solvency issues, and those trading with insolvent companies, as well as their directors and officers. 

We handle large and complex non-contentious recovery solutions and transactions. With the benefit of the UK's first litigation fund, it can provide invaluable financial support to insolvency related disputes. With the integrated Capital Collect debt service, we offer a complete and effective solution to insolvent companies, individuals and industry professionals.

Industry sector expertise

  • Education
  • Private Clients / Individuals
  • Financial Services

Key types of work

Contentious work - our team handle claims of fraud, complex property matters, directors’ duties, professional negligence and misfeasance, supported by the funding solution referred to below.

Advisory work - we frequently receive referrals from insolvency practitioners and directors, in relation to their duties and potential liabilities. We advise on the validity of security documents, how to deal with creditors, liability under personal guarantees, and restructuring options.

Transactional work - we act for purchasers, often referred to us by insolvency practitioners.

International advice - our links with Consulegis allow us to provide advice on the insolvency process of different jurisdictions. Our recent highlights include securing recognition of Gibraltar insolvency proceedings, under the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations.

Members

Jones, Philip (Head of Department)

Agius, Christopher

Brown, Andrew

Coggins, Maria

Emanuel, Lucy

Hoecherl, Marlies

Lewis, Christopher

Llewelyn, Guto

Thomas, Richard

Williams, Melanie

Clients

Begbies Traynor (Central) LLP

Deloitte LLP

Development Bank of Wales

Dolly and Dolores Pickering

Energist Limited

Enterprise Insurance Company Plc (In Liquidation)

Grant Thornton

Menzies LLP

Spindogs

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Banks

Charities / Not for Profit

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Retail

Sports

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Restructuring/Insolvency Department

Capital Law Limited

firm
Department location

Capital Building

Tyndall Street

Cardiff

South Glamorgan

UK

CF10 4AZ

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