Dispute Resolution


We have considerable experience in a wide range of contentious insolvency and asset tracing and preservation matters. Our lawyers are experienced advocates and have represented clients, including companies, insolvency practitioners, creditors, shareholders, mortgagors and LPA receivers in a wide range of matters including; 

  • Freezing injunctions 
  • Winding up petitions 
  • Directors disqualifications 
  • Recovery actions and applications within Administrations, LPA receiverships, CVAs and liquidations 
  • Constructive trust and tracing actions 
  • Employment issues 
  • Cross border insolvencies 
  • Proofs of debt 
  • Voting rights 
  • Creditors' meetings (including fixed fee attendances on your behalf) 
  • Retention of title clauses 
  • Advice on trading with companies subject to CVA, receivership or administration 
  • Wrongful trading allegations and personal liability under guarantees or transactions at an undervalue

“"Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends. Not a game of chess." ”

The method of ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW is both practical and commercial and in many cases we will be able to offer a fixed fee arrangement. We understand that the complex legal and financial issues that surround this area of law often require an innovative and flexible approach and we pride ourselves in being able to offer this service. We can also draw on the expertise and resources of our commercial, intellectual property, employment and real estate teams to complement and enhance our service when necessary.

What our clients say
"...we have used Acumen Business Law several times, not once have they failed to deliver the right result. Highly recommended."
Kevin Byrne | Checkatrade
"Its refreshing to have a new law firm on the scene which is challenging the more formal companies. I found Acumen very friendly, professional and thorough in my first dealings with them."
Nigel Pamplin | Prime Education
"...Acumen has proven to be an essential and trusted partner for the last 4 years. Through their advice, assistance and top quality work has consistently delivered excellent ROI..."
Robin Scott | Makemedia
"Tegen Ltd has used Penina’s services for a number of our businesses legal requirements. We thoroughly recommend the services and advice that she and her team provide."
Richard Smith | Tegen Ltd
"I have had need of Josh's and Acumen's services over the past couple of years, but fortunately I couldn't be in better hands. I couldn't give a stronger recommendation."
Jonathan Glendenning | Summer Rain Films Ltd
"I have used ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW on many occasions since switching to them. They’re a real breath of fresh air and they get the job done. I just wish I had come across them beforehand."
Joakim Roth | Light Foot LED
"We have used ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW and have been absolutely delighted with the level of understanding of our business that they have..."
Jon Clayson | Hunters Letting Limited

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