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If your business is owed money or developments in your specific sector have hit you hard, you could be facing tough financial times.

You must act and seek help is as soon as problems emerge. If you move quickly there is a greater chance of taking action to bring about business recovery.

Else Solicitors have an expert insolvency and business recovery team, led by Chris Else and Andy Rudkin.

They have a wealth of experience in dealing with all the issues that can arise when a business begins to struggle financially.

At Else, we are specialists when it comes to business debt restructuring practices and insolvency legislation.

Our corporate insolvency team understands the uncertainty and pressures that both debtors and creditors face.

We will work closely with you, explaining your options in jargon-free language at every step of the process.

Our focus is on actions which can bring about business rescue and recovery wherever possible. We investigate every restructuring option and will negotiate hard on behalf of our clients with the objective of saving businesses.

We pride ourselves on handling all issues in an efficient and cost effective manner. Our integrated approach incorporates any related areas necessary; such as corporate services, dispute resolution, employment, and commercial property.

If you would like to speak to one of our business recovery solicitors contact 01283 526200. Alternatively, you can send us a message and we will get in touch at a time that suits you.

Winding Up Petition

A winding up petition is a formal document issued by the Court against a Limited company or a Limited Liability Partnership.
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Director Disqualification

A company director can be disqualified, or banned, for up to 15 years if they do not meet their legal obligations.
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Administration & Liquidation

When a company is struggling financially and unable to pay its debts, expert legal advice is vital.
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Wrongful Trading & Directors Liabilities

If a company becomes insolvent and goes into liquidation, a director may be deemed personally liable for ‘wrongful trading’.
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Company Restoration

Once a company is dissolved, or struck off, it no longer legally exists and the assets are passed to The Crown.
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Retention Of Title Claims

If you have supplied goods and not been paid in full, you can apply to take those goods back if you have a properly drafted Retention Of Title (ROT) clause in your trading terms.
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Insolvency & Personal Bankruptcy

Difficulties in paying the money you owe can arise because of redundancy, bereavement or a career change or because you have over-stretched your finances by taking out too many loans and other forms of credit.
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Chris is the founding Partner of Else Solicitors and has over 25 years’ experience as a commercial solicitor dealing mainly with commercial disputes. He is also an accredited Mediator.

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Chris Else

Managing Partner

Andy has considerable experience in all areas of commercial and property litigation, including commercial contract disputes.

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Andy Rudkin

Partner - Head of Dispute Resolution

Louise has considerable experience in all areas of Commercial, Property Litigation, Dispute Resolution.

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Louise Sackey

Associate - Dispute Resolution

Amiee joined Else Solicitors in 2014 in the Dispute Resolution department, and was promoted to Associate in July 2018.

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Amiee O’Toole

Associate - Dispute Resolution

How can we help?

Get in touch.

At Else, we are specialists when it comes to business debt restructuring practices and insolvency legislation.

If you would like to speak to one of our business recovery solicitors contact 01283 526200. Alternatively, you can send us a message and we will get in touch at a time that suits you.