Rory Barrett
      • Rory Barrett
      • Director (HCB Solicitors Ltd)
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    Rory Barrett

    Director (HCB Solicitors Ltd)

    Areas of Expertise:

    • Corporate Insolvency
    • Business and Asset Sales
    • Bankruptcy & Annulments
    • Office holder actions
    • Section 216 procedures to re-use company names
    • Defending directors and individuals

    Approach

    Rory is well respected for his wide ranging knowledge of insolvency law and his commercial approach to insolvency matters.  

    Focus

    Acting predominantly for office holders, Rory has a particular specialism in transactional work, typically arising out of administrations. He also handles a wide range of contentious assignments on behalf of both insolvency practitioners and directors/individuals, often involving allegations of misfeasance, preferences and transactions at an undervalue.   He receives regular instructions on behalf of business owners to validate the re-use of an insolvent company’s name.

    Case studies and Experience:

    • Rory handled an unusual appeal to the Court of Appeal against a winding-up order, involving a substantial construction dispute.

    • Rory dealt with a complex application for permission for leave to act as a director under Section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986.

    • Rory has acted on various high value sales by insolvency practitioners of various businesses as going concerns.

     

    • Much-praised new Director. Rory is very knowledgeable with excellent commercial awareness.