Eoghann specialises in insolvency and banking litigation and deals predominately with Sheriff Court litigation linked to personal insolvency and the enforcement of heritable securities; such as Petitions for sequestration of a debtor, Applications to the court for consent to sell a debtor’s family home or the Reappointment of a Trustee, Ordinary actions for payment or the Division & Sale of jointly held property, the Eviction of individuals and companies from heritable property and Summary Applications to recover the same, including the recent recovery of a property portfolio valued in excess of £6 million on behalf of a mortgage lender.
He has also dealt with unique and complex litigation on behalf of trustees, including cross border insolvencies and acts for both creditors and debtors in connection with the recovery of monies owed by Companies, including petitions to Wind Up Companies or statutory demands for payment. In addition he has experience of Court of Session practice and procedure, instructing Reduction and Payment actions on behalf of trustees in respect of gratuitous alienations. He also acts for Housing Associations and Local Authorities, assisting with the recovery of rent arrears and heritable property through the Sheriff Courts.
Eoghann regularly appears in Sheriff Courts throughout Scotland and advises creditors, banks and insolvency practitioners on all aspects of insolvency and banking litigation and provides clear and concise advice to clients.
Qualifications: BA (Hons), LLB, Dip LP NP
Joined the firm: 2013