In any insolvency situation securing and recovering assets to preserve stakeholder value is fundamental.
We act on behalf of both officeholder and creditor/stakeholder clients to identify, locate, secure and recover assets across the globe.
Our asset recovery disputes expertise
In addition to the use of freezing injunctions, search orders and other interim remedies, we are experts at planning and deploying the use of insolvency powers to uncover evidence, collect documentation, and map out asset recovery strategies in cases where defendants have tried to hide evidence or assets.
Drawing on our first rate litigation and asset recovery expertise to deploy those skills in an insolvency context greatly assists the maximisation of recoveries, both into insolvent estates and directly for creditor clients wishing to preserve asset value.
We are able to draw on our extensive network of best-friend firms, comprising the very best litigators in their field in all jurisdictions across the globe to assist in coordinating asset recovery strategies that span multiple jurisdictions.
We also have access to specialist trusts, tax, and financial services litigators across the Stewarts practice to assist where those issues arise, as is frequent in asset recovery situations.
"We find them excellent in terms of their tactical and strategic approach to running the case"Chambers
"They work hand in glove with you and can compete with the big firms"Chambers
"Stewarts has a go-to commercial litigation practice with strength in a number of fields"The Legal 500
Meet the Insolvency and Asset Recovery team
Our lawyers frequently coordinate claims in multiple jurisdictions. We are experts in obtaining recognition of foreign insolvency proceedings in the UK and UK insolvency proceedings overseas.
Our team has unrivalled experience in putting together innovative costs arrangements.