Insolvency and Restructuring

Navigate insolvency and restructuring with Setfords London, where substantial experience meets tailored solutions. From corporate recovery to bankruptcy, our guidance aims to maximize value and minimize liability, offering early intervention for a wider range of positive outcomes.

Why choose Setfords London for your insolvency and restructuring needs?

Setfords London has substantial experience in insolvency, corporate recovery, and restructuring in both contentious and non-contentious matters.

We regularly advise Insolvency Practitioners, secured lenders, unsecured creditors and landlords, as well as companies, directors, partnerships and individuals on all aspects of insolvency law. We aim to find practical solutions to maximise value and minimise the risk of incurring civil, criminal, or personal liability. In many cases, a key factor to a successful outcome is for stakeholders to seek and follow professional advice as early as possible, when more options are likely to be available.

We can assist with:


Restructuring and financing

Liquidations, solvent and insolvent

Pre-insolvency advice and continuing to trade

Business and asset sales and acquisitions

Pre-packaged sales and SIP 16 compliance

Retention of Title

Advice on COMI, cross border and jurisdictional issues

Priority, validity and enforceability of security

Distribution of realisations

Personal guarantees

Preferences, transactions at an undervalue and phoenix trading issues

Landlord’s rights and remedies in insolvency

Liens, distress and forfeiture

Insolvency litigation including shareholder, director and partnership disputes

Director’s duties and defence of disqualification proceedings

Individual and company Voluntary Arrangements

Statutory Demands

Winding Up Petitions

Personal insolvency issues

Bankruptcy Petitions

Fixed charge and LPA receiverships

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