Get the best personal insolvency advice

We have unique expertise and experience in advising on the range of legal issues arising in personal bankruptcy that no other legal firm in Scotland comes close to matching. 

Our team is sole legal providers for the Accountant in Bankruptcy (AIB), the government official appointed as trustee in some 75% of all personal bankruptcies in Scotland. 

Our involvement in all of the leading personal insolvency cases has reinforced our pre-eminent position, and we are regularly consulted by insolvency practitioners, insolvency professionals and other solicitors to assist in a wide range of personal bankruptcy cases.

We are also able to advise creditors, whether they be financial institutions, landlords or trade creditors in relation to their rights to recover debts due to them either using the insolvency process or in cases where bankruptcy has arisen.

We can also advise individuals facing personal insolvency or who have been made bankrupt to help protect assets such as the family home.

Our team is sole legal providers for the Accountant in Bankruptcy, the government official appointed as trustee in some 75% of all personal bankruptcies in Scotland.

We can advise on all aspects of personal insolvency including:

  • Bankruptcy / Sequestration
  • Challenges to pre sequestration disposals
  • Debt Arrangement Schemes
  • Protected Trust Deeds
  • Sale and purchase from and to trustees and related property issues
  • The debtor’s family home
  • Recovery and realisation of debtor assets including assets in other jurisdictions
  • Regulatory and technical matters

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