Personal insolvency

Personal insolvency overview

We provide advice and representation in the full range of personal insolvency matters. We are specialists in pursuing and defending bankrupt petitions, COMI disputes and related applications such as possession and sale of property, setting aside and discharging bankruptcy orders.

We also volunteer with the Chancery Litigants in Person Scheme providing free representation for companies facing winding up petitions.

Our cross-disciplinary expertise in property law means we are able to provide particular assistance where personal insolvency concerns property of the bankrupt in sole of joint names, in occupation by the bankrupt or tenanted.


Hardwicke shortlisted for Insolvency and Restructuring Chambers of the Year at the TRI Awards 2020



The revised Practice Direction: Insolvency Proceedings (July 2018)


Key changes in new Practice Direction: Insolvency Proceedings (2018)