Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers in London
We are a boutique legal firm in London that specialises in insolvency, bankruptcy and restructuring matters. Our expert team support clients including company directors, insolvency practitioners, and businesses and individuals facing insolvency across a wide range of areas.
We provide a director-led service, with all our lawyers being experts in their respective fields. This guarantees that you will be able to access the highest quality legal advice no matter what legal matter you require support and guidance with.
Our London office is centrally located within the capital, on Gracechurch Street. We are easily accessible, no matter what mode of transport you choose to use.
Our additional offices can be viewed here.
To get in touch with a member of the team in London, please use the contact details below.
Our insolvency and restructuring services in London
Insolvency is a niche practice area which requires a dedicated team of specialists. We are exactly that, offering a wide range of insolvency and restructuring services, including bankruptcy and business rescue to individuals and businesses across London and the UK.
Our team’s expertise includes:
Businesses who need help
Our insolvency and restructuring solicitors in London are well aware that the pressures facing businesses which are experiencing financial difficulties can quickly mount. That is why it is essential to seek out the support and guidance of our expert team, who could make the difference between a business thriving or collapsing.
Our insolvency and restructuring services for businesses advise directors, partner, sole traders, members and other stakeholders on a wide range of options, including Company Voluntary Arrangements or Partnership Voluntary Arrangements. Alternatively, we can also assist with liquidation or administration.
Individuals who need help
When debts begin to pile up, and personal financial issues start to spiral out of control, it can be difficult to know where to turn to next. Whilst asking for help may at times be difficult, turning to one of our professionals will put you in the best position to deal with any financial difficulties you may be experiencing.
Our solicitors in London have substantial experience supporting individuals who have found themselves in financial difficulties. Whether that is a problem with a personal loan, an unpaid invoice or HMRC action, our team are on hand to lend their support.
At Isadore Goldman we can advise on all kinds of matters facing individuals, including financial pressure, bankruptcy, individual voluntary arrangements, debt relief orders, sole trader & partnership businesses, directors, shareholders and guarantors.
Our insolvency and restructuring services for individuals are always based on a careful understanding of your circumstances. We will explain any legal processes to you before we proceed with any option.
We are one of the only specialist law firms in London that provide personal insolvency legal advice and support. Our solicitors can assess your financial circumstances, and explain the options that are most appropriate in your situation.
Our personal insolvency solicitors in London can negotiate with your creditors, assist with the drafting of the terms of an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA), and deal with all of the legal aspects.
If suitable, we can assist you to propose an IVA, which is an agreement with your creditors, allowing you to gradually pay back your debts over a set time frame.
We can also help clients with debt management plans. These are informal arrangements which you can use to handle your debts. As part of a debt management plan, we can help you to negotiate with your creditors.
If you are going through personal insolvency, we can also guide you through the process, as well as providing legal advice on matters such as asset transfers, and insolvency law.
To discuss your circumstances today, please contact our personal insolvency solicitors in London.
Bankrupts, spouses and partners
Becoming bankrupt, or simply facing the prospect of bankruptcy, is likely to be incredibly stressful, resulting in an uncertain future for you and your family.
Our London bankruptcy solicitors have a strong track record of success in helping clients and their families through difficult times, working towards the best possible outcome that allows our clients to move ahead with confidence.
Our team’s expertise includes a bankrupts’ duties, alternatives to bankruptcy, supporting partners or spouses, and annulment applications.
Claims against directors
Directors can often find themselves in the firing line when times are tough, so our team strive to ensure they are able to survive company failure and remain in a position to pursue alternative business ventures without any concerns.
We have extensive experience in representing directors facing a range of legal issues, including claims under personal guarantees, personal liability claims for breach of fiduciary duty, HMRC claims and disqualification.
Our team regularly work alongside directors and shareholders, stepping in at an early stage to advise on potential risks and to secure our client’s position. Our expertise in this area includes working with insolvency practitioners, and with office holder claims and guarantee claims. We can also provide assistance with property issues and HMRC claims.
For more information about claims against directors, please get in touch with our experts at Isadore Goldman.
Lender and creditor services
Our team provides a bespoke lenders and creditors service. This includes preparing and reviewing a range of security and facility documents and assisting creditors in dealing with insolvent debtors.
We routinely work with creditors on a retainer basis but are also here to provide one-off bespoke advice. Our expertise in this area includes security advice, commercial debt recovery, creditors and insolvency.
Working alongside Insolvency Practitioners is a core part of the work our team carries out on a daily basis. We have a detailed understanding of the technical aspects of this type of work, as well as the importance of the relationship Insolvency Practitioners have with their legal team.
We also publish a regular bulletin on technical insolvency issues for our Insolvency Practitioners. Sign up here.
Disputes and litigation
Disputes can have devastating consequences and should therefore be handled as carefully and practically as possible. Having the assistance of a litigation specialist can allow you to reach a resolution which minimises the potential damage all the parties may otherwise experience.
Our insolvency and litigation lawyers in London work alongside individuals and businesses to solve various disputes, using alternative dispute resolution methods where possible, such as negotiation, mediation and arbitration. We have much experience supporting clients with disputes and litigation, and will ensure that you feel at ease throughout any legal processes.
We can often help our clients to resolve their disputes out of court, reducing costs and stress for everyone involved.
Our dispute resolution and litigation expertise includes insolvency litigation, banking and finance, personal guarantees and fraud and asset recovery. We can also assist with shareholder & partnership disputes, professional negligence, trust and property and contractual disputes.
Cross border and international
We operate in an increasingly globalised world, but international and cross border insolvency issues and disputes are still ever-present issues.
Our cross border and international insolvency solicitors can provide knowledgeable and commercially astute advice to creditors, shareholders, lenders and Insolvency Practitioners in other jurisdictions with UK based corporate insolvencies, restructuring issues and personal insolvency.
It is essential for directors who are facing the prospect of disqualification to seek legal advice at an early stage from experts who understand the process back to front.
Our director disqualification solicitors in London regularly advise directors who are facing legal action and potential disqualification. We can therefore provide a comprehensive service in this regard, giving directors the best chance of avoiding disqualification or minimising the length of a disqualification.
Our expertise includes the investigation stage, disqualification undertakings and compensation orders. We can further assist with the effect of disqualification, permission to act, and contesting proceedings.
How to reach our London office
Reaching us by bus
Gracechurch Street and the surrounding area is served by a number of bus routes. Plan your journey here.
Reaching us by train
Our nearest station is Fenchurch Street station, about a five-minute walk away from our office. London Bridge is a 12-minute walk away.
Reaching us by tube
We are a short walk away from Bank and Monument.
We are committed to making our London office an accessible environment for all of our clients and have a lift to our offices on the 2nd floor. If you have any personal accessibility requirements, please get in touch for a confidential discussion about how we can best accommodate you when you visit us.
Consult our insolvency and restructuring solicitors in London
For clear, practical advice on insolvency, bankruptcy and restructuring in London and throughout the UK, please speak to our team today.