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Furley Page Solicitors

ADMIRAL'S OFFICES, MAIN GATE ROAD, THE HISTORIC DOCKYARD, CHATHAM, ME4 4TZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01634 828277
Fax:
Fax 01634 830056
DX:
140143 CHATHAM
Email:
Web:
http://www.furleypage.co.uk

Natasha Biggs

Tel:
Work 01634 828277
Email:
Furley Page Solicitors

Work Department

Dispute resolution

Position

Associate specialising in bankruptcy, insolvency, debt recovery and commercial dispute resolution

Career

Trained at Wellers Law Group, qualified in 2008; solicitor at Pritchard Joyce & Hinds, Beckenham (2008 to 2013); joined Furley Page in 2013 (Associate from 2017).

Member

R3: The Association of Business Recovery Professionals, Affiliate member of The Chartered Institute of Credit Management, Kent Law Society.

Education

Fort Pitt Grammar School for Girls, Rochester;  Brunel University (2003 LLB); College of Law, Store Street (2005)

Leisure

Reading, Piano, D.I.Y., Trustee of Hand in Hand Foundation Worldwide.


South East: Dispute resolution

Debt recovery

Within: Debt recovery

Furley Page Solicitors attracts praise for its ‘great knowledge of the industry’. It represented an individual in a dispute with a former business associate to collect debts arisen from an unpaid loan. Other areas of expertise include property debt recovery such as rent and service charge arrears as well as international commercial debt collection. Senior partner Peter Hawkes now heads the team following the departure of senior associate and former practice head Richard Ludlow to Francis Wilks & Jones. Also recommended are Natasha Biggs, who ‘gives clients real confidence’ and ‘has a strong knowledge of the law’; George-Crofton Martin; and legal adviser Alex Hargrove.

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South East: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

At Furley Page Solicitors, the insolvency and corporate recovery team is now led by the head of dispute resolution Peter Hawkes in Chatham, following the departure of Richard Ludlow to Francis Wilks & Jones in August 2016. Together with solicitor Natasha Biggs and Canterbury-based litigator George Crofton-Martin, he advises on corporate insolvencies, notably in the construction, hospitality and consultancy sectors. The team is also experienced in the annulment of personal insolvencies. Recent highlights include Crofton-Martin’s advice to Cardy Construction regarding the company’s turnaround prior to the appointment of administrators worth £18m. Hawkes represented joint venture partner Waydale Developments during the £18m administration of a residential development project, which included defending claims against the company and directors. The department gained a number of new clients in the above-mentioned industries.

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