Restructuring and insolvency
Stuart has advised clients of all descriptions in relation to restructuring and insolvency situations.
Each one has personal implications for those involved and taking steps to guide the client through the maze whether it is the office holder, the director, the creditor or the debtor.
XL Airways insolvency
Involved in the insolvency of the credit card forwarder regarding the failure of XL Airways.
Leeds United insolvency
Acting for the non-fiscal creditors of Leeds United; the office holders involved in the insolvencies of Portsmouth, Coventry City and Glasgow Rangers.
Music and publishing business
Advising the directors of a leading music and publishing business regarding their duties and obligations arising from a dispute between the shareholder and the senior lender.
Cross-border insurance insolvency
Advising the liquidator in relation to the realisation of interests held in the insolvent insurer's subsidiary in a cross border matter.
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Corporate crime and directors' criminal liability
Stuart has been involved in a number of issues arising from the disqualification of directors due to numerous insolvency situations. These range from advising in relation to the insolvency of Formula 1 motor racing teams to the collapse of FTSE 100 companies.
Advising the board of directors in relation to the consequences of the insolvency of a Formula 1 motor racing team.
Advising various groups of directors on the collapse of FTSE 100 companies.
Music publishing business
Advising the directors of a leading music publishing business regarding their duties and obligations arising from a dispute between the shareholder and the senior lender.
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Fraud and asset tracing
For every loss there is a victim seeking justice. Stuart has been involved in a number of cases acting for clients who, for a variety of reasons have become embroiled in all nature of disputes.
In some cases, disputes are resolved and results are achieved by setting aside orders subsequently found to have been obtained by fraud.
Asian high net worth estate
Attempting to trace assets involving an Asian high net worth estate as a result of a breach of trust by a trustee.
Property asset tracing
Tracing assets in relation to the insolvency of a large property portfolio of an individual debtor.
Multi-million arbitration order
Tracing assets for the current corporate rescue of an individual pursuant to a multi-million arbitration order.
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