Insolvency & Restructuring
Orpen Franks’ Insolvency and
Restructuring team can provide you with practical solutions to achieve your
commercial objectives in the most
cost-effective manner possible. We advise in relation to all manner of examinerships, receiverships, liquidations (both voluntary and compulsory) and the restructuring and refinancing of existing facilities.
Our clients include lending institutions, firms specialising in corporate recovery and insolvency services, companies, directors and insolvency law specialists including examiners, receivers and
liquidators and we have extensive
experience in advising them on the legal and practical issues that arise in the area of insolvency law.
With respect to company law enforcement and procedural aspects of insolvency law, we advise our clients in the areas of:
– Court liquidations
– Creditors’ voluntary liquidations
– Members’ voluntary liquidations
– Cross-border insolvency
– Directors’ duties, liabilities, restriction
and disqualification orders
– Fraudulent and reckless trading
– Creditors’ rights on insolvency
We have a wealth of experience in
advising lending institutions about the various enforcement options available to them in respect of varied and complex facility structures granted to both corporate and private borrowers.
Our team works closely with all of our other departments to ensure the
provision of seamless and results driven advice.
Orpen Franks frequently advise on court applications arising out of corporate insolvency and represent and provide advice to receivers, examiners and
liquidators including advice in relation to their appointment, statutory and
contractual powers, realisation of security and recovery of costs.
We advise private and corporate
borrowers in relation to the legal and practical implications encountered in receivership, examinership, liquidation, debt restructuring and the sale of loan portfolios and the renegotiation and review of facility terms and conditions.
We have assisted and advised our clients in relation to the reorganisation of their financial affairs and corporate structures and the declaration of bankruptcy in the United Kingdom.