Claire is a Solicitor in the Insolvency and Corporate Recovery team and is based in the Newcastle office.
Claire’s work includes all aspects of contentious and non-contentious insolvency and restructuring work and she has acted for a wide range of commercial and private clients, including creditors, debtors, administrators, liquidators and trustees in bankruptcy.
Claire acts on behalf of office holders in relation to matters to such as antecedent transactions, unlawful dividends claims, misfeasance and other breach of duty claims.
Her work includes non-contentious advisory and transactional work including advising lenders on the validity and enforceability of security, pre-pack administration sales and purchases, advising directors on their duties in distressed/insolvency situations and advising creditors in connection with their rights pre and post insolvency.
Her experience also includes dealing with property-related insolvency matters, including advising commercial landlords on their rights in relation to insolvent tenant companies.