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Whitestone Chambers Insolvency Law Specialists

Members of Chambers are experienced in acting for creditors (secured and unsecured) and appear regularly in the Chancery Division and Companies Court of the Royal Courts of Justice.


Our Expertise

Our expertise includes:
  • Administration
  • Liquidation
  • Asset Tracing and recovery
  • Bankruptcy
  • Cross Border
  • Winding up petitions
  • Company and Individual Voluntary Arrangements

In addition, through our knowledge of Insolvency law this often provides clients with valuable assistance.




Reported and Notable cases

Notable cases Include:
  • Companies Court (2012): Applications for orders restraining presentation of winding up petitions on the basis that statutory demands were not debts or liabilities owed by the applicants to the petitioner.
  • Suisse Security Bank & Trust Ltd (In Liquidation): Bahamas Supreme Court. Advising in several litigations in liquidation of company incorporated in The Bahamas, with assets in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Re: Hartmayes (in liquidation), Companies Court, Chancery Division High Court: Represented liquidator in proceedings against company Director, including Private Examination and Arrest Warrant.
  • Advised German Creditors of an insolvent German timber trader on the Merits of a claim to recover fees and charges for timber storage in the port of Dubai under English law.
  • Hellas Telecommunications (Luxembourg) II S.C.A, Chancery division – Companies Court / Tribunal D’Arrondissement (Luxembourg), Europe’s biggest pre-pack administration, which left creditors €1.5bn (£1.1bn) out of pocket and pursuant to initial English advice we filed for 985 mil € in Luxembourg.
  • F.E.E. EUROPE LIMITED, Companies Court, cross border merger.
  • SANKO LINE, cross border administration
  • No CR-2019-005722 of 2019 - In the matter of STRAIDVALLEY MANAGEMENT SERVICES LIMITED
  • Cambridge Analytica (UK) Limited, Scl Group Limited, Scl Analytics Limited, Scl Commercial Limited, Scl Social Limited, Scl Elections Limited, [2018] Ewhc 3447 (ch) - No. Cr-2018-003655
  • Obtained an administration order for a number of companies under the 'Cambridge Analytica' ban-ner after a significant media controversy and ICO seizure forced the companies toward insolvency.



Keep In Touch

Tel: 020 7822 8822
Fax: 020 7822 8844
DX : 422 L.D.E 

Whitestone Chambers
Chambers of Lawrence Power
4 King’s Bench Walk