Birketts’ Restructuring and Insolvency Team advises on all issues arising from corporate and personal distress.

Formal insolvencies

  • Administrations
  • Receiverships
  • Liquidations
  • Pre-packs
  • Bankruptcies (winding-up petitions)
  • Advising insolvency practitioners
  • Advising lenders
  • Advising creditors
  • All forms of insolvency litigation and dispute resolution
  • Solvent liquidations (members’ voluntary liquidation)


  • Refinancing
  • Debt and equity restructuring
  • Debt for equity swaps
  • Voluntary arrangements
  • Asset disposals / acquisitions
  • Work-outs and turnarounds
  • Tax considerations

Legal 500 UK 2021 Top Tier  Top Ranked Chambers UK 2021

‘The [insolvency] team at Birketts always gives a quick, reliable and professional service, putting themselves out to go the extra mile to help, particularly in time-pressured situations.'

Legal 500 [UK 2021]