Insolvency and Liquidations

Our team of commercial attorneys assists companies by providing practical and commercial legal advice regarding business rescue proceedings, contingency planning, restructuring and insolvencies. We take a proactive and commercial approach and achieving the best possible outcome for our commercial clients.

We address all aspects of the business rescue process and utilise the expertise of our specialists from other practice areas, including tax, financial, litigation and employment law.

Our commercial lawyers act for clients in a variety of sectors – including engineering, retail, telecommunications, banking and insurance.

Insolvency and Liquidation Services

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Where restructuring opportunities have been exhausted, or business rescue is not recommended or is unsuccessful, liquidation may be required. We work with all stakeholders including directors, debtors, creditors, business rescue practitioners on all stages and aspects of the insolvency process. We assist clients with a number of insolvency-related matters, including:​​

  • Acting for liquidators
  • Commencement of liquidation proceedings
  • Insolvency proceedings
  • Litigation and court applications
  • Risk analysis and due diligence
  • Directors’ liabilities
  • Forensic investigations

In all matters involving commercial and contractual disputes, our team offers effective and pragmatic dispute resolution advice and litigation service.

Commercial Litigation
Barnard Inc.
PRACTICE MANAGERNihann van Rooyen

Commercial Services

Our insolvency and restructuring experts work with a wide range of stakeholders including banks and institutional lenders, bond-holders, equity providers, investors, borrowers, liquidators, employees and trade unions.

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The Insolvency Team