Businesses and individuals can face financial challenges including insolvency, often through no fault of their own. By taking quick action, there is more chance of a achieving a positive outcome.

We help our clients avoid insolvency. By using our experience and our contacts we assist them to restructure their businesses and manage their debt. This allows them to move forward and prosper. Insolvency can be complex and so it is important to get first rate advice as soon as possible from someone who is an insolvency specialist.

Our specialism covers:

  • Business restructures (all stages)
  • Debt management
  • Director’s liability

Insolvency also has implications for directors, who can face personal liability for a company’s debts. With the right advice we have been able to ring fence directors’ positions to ensure that even in the most difficult situations, our clients were protected.

If insolvency is inevitable, we are there to guide you through it. We can help you to avoid the pitfalls by putting in place a strategy to best protect you during what can be a difficult and stressful time.


Feedback about our insolvency and corporate recovery service

Legal 500 publication: a strong commercial approach underpinned by extensive technical knowledge combined with an ability to respond rapidly when the situation dictates.

Both Paul Marsh and Jennifer Lockhart are a delight to work with and both strive to find the optimal solution in every situation’.


Complementary services include financial and employment advice and asset management (including trusts and estates for companies and individuals).

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What clients think about our service

“I have worked closely with the team on regional and national recovery assignments.

For example, Paul displays a complete mastery of his subject providing top-drawer, pragmatic advice on every instruction. Jennifer provides excellent support being a tenacious, enthusiastic professional willing to grasp the bull by the horns and get stuck in.

I have referred numerous clients with great results every time.” John Fairbrother, Managing Partner, Begbies Traynor, Liverpool

“If it is difficult I phone Hillyer McKeown.” Insolvency client