Insolvency Practice Group

Axiom’s advocates are experienced in all aspects of insolvency litigation and advisory work, acting for insolvency practitioners, debtors and creditors.  We work closely with solicitors, insolvency practitioners and other professionals to progress cases as smoothly and painlessly as possible for all parties.

We can provide clients with a choice of counsel at all levels with specialist experience in restructuring and insolvency law.  Our expertise in both corporate and personal insolvency means members are frequently instructed in the most significant and high-profile cases.

Our members’ experience covers:

  • Advisory work for banks and other creditors on distressed connections
  • Strategic planning for distressed businesses including advising on directors’ duties
  • Court applications for the appointment of insolvency practitioners
  • Procedural applications on behalf of insolvency practitioners
  • Advice to insolvency practitioners on the administration of cases and dealing with creditors’ claims
  • Challenges by creditors to the conduct, or proposed actions, of insolvency practitioners and
  • Contentious insolvency litigation

Where restructuring and refinancing arrangements are concerned, we are ideally placed to advise and support clients and professional intermediaries.

Axiom is widely regarded as the leading stable at the Scottish Bar for restructuring and insolvency matters, with our members routinely instructed to represent liquidators, administrators, directors, distressed companies, trustees and Government bodies, in a wide range of insolvency disputes and in directors’ disqualification proceedings.