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Tim Matthewson

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+44 (0)20 7306 0102tmatthewson@wilberforce.co.uk

Insolvency

Tim has a busy and diverse insolvency practice. He frequently acts for office holders, directors, creditors and insolvent companies.

Recent notable instructions include:

  • Acting as sole counsel in misfeasance and wrongful trading claims brought by a liquidator.
  • Appearing on behalf of administrators to terminate an administration and seek ancillary relief.
  • Acting as sole counsel in an application for an injunction to restrain the presentation of a winding up petition based on a claimed debt of £1 million.
  • Appearing in an application under s.366 of the Insolvency Act.
  • Advising about proof of a debt in a bankruptcy.
  • Acting as sole counsel on behalf of creditors to oppose an administration application.
  • Acting on behalf of a trustee in bankruptcy to bring a claim for US$25 million.
  • Advising the directors of a company in administration.
  • Acting to discharge receivers appointed over a solvent company for breach of the duty of full and frank disclosure in Cooke v Parker [2017] EWHC 1028 (Ch).
  • Acting for a company in a £5m claim against a former director relating to the circumstances in which it was placed into administration.