When a creditor petitions for a company to be wound up, we offer support to creditors as their appointed liquidator. Initially an Official Receiver (OR) will be appointed liquidator, in circumstances where specific assets need realising or there are specific areas of investigation, creditors or the OR may look to appoint a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner as liquidator. To discuss the benefits of appointing a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner in a compulsory liquidation, please contact one of our team.
A compulsory liquidation is generally ordered by the court on a petition of a creditor, director, or shareholder, often following a failure to comply
with a creditor’s statutory demand. A compulsory
liquidation is a public process that involves an
investigation into director conduct and the
company will generally cease to trade. To discuss a
compulsory liquidation with a Licensed Insolvency
Practitioner, please contact one of our team.
Winding up petition
Should a company receive a winding up petition the directors should take immediate advice. Any transactions entered into between a winding up petition and winding up order are void unless
a validation order is sought from the court. By
law a winding up petition should be advertised
prior to a winding up hearing at which point
the company bank account is likely to be frozen and the company will be unable to trade. It may still be
possible to save the company if urgent advice is
sought from a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner.
To discuss a winding up petition or compulsory
liquidation, please contact one of our team.
Whatever financial difficulties a business is experiencing, we can provide the support that is needed.
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