The Furley Page Insolvency team act on behalf of Insolvency Practitioners, Accountants, Partnerships, Public Bodies and Individuals. Team members, based at the Historic Dockyard in Chatham, are trained specialists who have extensive knowledge of Insolvency procedures in relation to businesses and individuals.
Our Insolvency team has a growing reputation for providing reliable, quality and pro-active advice in a pragmatic and commercial way. The team works closely, when appropriate, with both our Corporate/Commercial and Dispute Resolution Teams. In doing so we are able to provide an complete service to our clients, whatever their size.
If you receive advice that a formal insolvency (company liquidation or administration) process is the best thing for your company then we can assist you through the process. Further, with our restructuring experts we can show how you might be able to rescue specific areas of your business.
We can offer advice on winding up a company, either your own or one which owes either you or your company a sum of money
The personal exposure you face, as a director, will increase once your company becomes unable to pay its debts on time. We can advise you how best to minimize the risks because we know how worrying this time can be. Our Head of team, Richard Ludlow has previously acted for the government (working for the Insolvency Service, Treasury Solicitor’s Office and a large regional law firm) dealing with the investigation of and bringing proceedings against numerous directors whose companies had failed. This gives our team detailed and unique knowledge of the actions that lead to claims by Liquidators and Administrators and claims for disqualification.
Therefore whether you are running a business which is having to contemplate insolvency, your business is owed money by a debtor who is insolvent or you fear may be in danger of becoming insolvent or you are an Insolvency Practitioner requiring advice and assistance then our team can help you.
Please click on the links to find out more about what we do and how we do it. If you require any further assistance please feel free to contact the Richard Ludlow or a member of the Furley Page Insolvency Team on 016234 828277.
Obtaining Charging Orders
With the recent change in rules, creditors can now obtain a Charging Order against a debtors property with much more ease, even in cases where debtors have been meeting all instalment payments.
This team handles all aspects of restructuring and insolvency advice, offering particularly strong expertise in director disqualification matters and in acting for insolvency practitioners. Sources highlight the team's communication skills and technical knowledge for praise. A recent key mandate for the team saw it acting for Jeremy Francis on the preparation and implementation of a winding-up petition over Rhema Consultants.
Chambers 2013 : Restructuring & Insolvency
Richard Ludlow has considerable experience in director's disqualification matters, and is described by clients as an "extremely knowledgeable and very experienced" solicitor. Sources also comment positively that Ludlow is "clear, concise and to the point."
Chambers 2013 Top Ranked : Richard Ludlow