Our insolvency and restructuring team, comprising experienced lawyers with skills in contentious and non-contentious law, has a reputation for providing practical solutions to business-critical challenges.
At Fladgate we can help businesses facing solvency problems at all points in the economic cycle. Even in a recovering economy some businesses will still struggle. Changing markets, intensifying competition, over-dependence on particular suppliers or customers, weak cash flow or high burn rates, profitable divisions supporting loss-making divisions, adverse litigation, deadlocked boards or shareholders, under-funding, fraud: these can all lead to situations in which the very future of a business is at risk.
With many years of experience in this field, including acting in a number of high-profile corporate collapses, Fladgate is well equipped to advise insolvency practitioners, banks and other lending institutions, stakeholders, troubled companies, directors and individuals on a variety of corporate insolvency-related issues. We are also experienced in current deal structure in the distressed investment and debt restructuring markets.
Our work includes advising on directors’ duties in the ‘twilight zone’; voidable transactions; company voluntary arrangements (CVAs) and debt restructurings; standstills, work-outs, reorganisations and formal insolvency procedures; administration and other business rescue procedures; closures of complex group liquidations; and acting on sales of businesses by distressed companies or their office-holders.