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Freeths LLP

THIRD FLOOR, ST JAMES' BUILDING, 61-95 OXFORD STREET, MANCHESTER, M1 6FQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 634 2540
Fax:
Fax 0845 634 2541
DX:
745360 MANCHESTER 76
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk

Chris Ali

Tel:
Work 0845 634 2609
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk
Freeths LLP

Work Department

Chris specialises in all aspects of personal and corporate insolvency, recovery and restructuring.

He deals with a wide variety of contentious and non-contentious issues on behalf of company directors, accountants, Insolvency Practitioners, debtors, creditors and financial institutions.

As an experienced commercial property solicitor, Chris’s specific focus is on the property aspects of insolvency and he regularly advises the firm’s clients with their possession, disposal, secured lending and forensic property requirements. He also performs mainstream landlord and tenant and acquisition and disposal work.

Position

Director


North West: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Freeths LLP handles contentious and non-contentious insolvency mandates, acting for a number of national and regional insolvency practitioners. The team defended one of the three directors of Main Realisations Ltd (in liquidation) on a £2m wrongful trading claim against its liquidators and represented the liquidator of GP Aviation Group International who faced a £1.7m challenge from the company directors. The team also advised the joint administrators of Mellwood Construction. Begbies Traynor, KPMG, PwC, Crawfords Accountants and BDO are clients. Litigator and asset recovery specialist Joey Byrne heads the national restructuring and insolvency practice; he is ably supported by Kevin Pinkerton, who is experienced in restructuring, corporate recovery, bankruptcy and insolvency. Director Chris Ali handles transactional restructuring and insolvency matters and is experienced in insolvency-related real estate issues. Senior associate Henry Clappison is also recommended.

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