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Ellisons Solicitors

HEADGATE COURT, HEAD STREET, COLCHESTER, CO1 1NP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01206 764477
Fax:
Fax 01206 764455
DX:
HEADGATE COURT
Email:
Web:
www.ellisonssolicitors.com

Scott Porter

Tel:
Work 01206 719255
Email:
Ellisons Solicitors

Work Department

Insolvency and Debt Recovery, Dispute Resolution Department

Position

Partner

Career

Scott is a Commercial Litigation and Insolvency solicitor working within the Dispute Resolution team and is the lead contact for all business recovery and insolvency matters;

  • Insolvency, both personal and corporate and in particular contentious insolvency and investigations;
  • Fraud, including obtaining freezing orders, search orders and various disclosure orders and other interim relief;
  • Financial services litigation, including security enforcement, banking litigation and advising on personal guarantees, loan agreements, debentures and charges;
  • Debt recovery, acting both for claimant and defendant in advising on debt recovery and enforcement matters;
  • Commercial litigation, including contractual disputes, partnership disputes, director/shareholder remedies and claims against professionals.

Education

Scott is a keen motorsport fan and enjoys spending time on track days at various circuits around the country whenever he gets the opportunity.  Scott also enjoys rock climbing and spending time with his family.


South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Essex

Within: Next generation lawyers

Scott Porter - Ellisons Solicitors

Within: Commercial litigation: Essex

The 'excellent' Ellisons Solicitors provides 'knowledgeable, speedy and cost-effective' litigation services, particularly in commercial, probate, insolvency, debt recovery and banking disputes. Recent highlights include the representation of Southbourne Trading Company regarding the successful dismissal of a winding-up petition from HMRC. The Ministry of Defence (Defence Infrastructure Organisation) and The Book Service/Penguin Books are regular clients. 'Friendly and professional litigator' Graeme Wallington has a 'sensible commercial approach to achieving the client's objectives'. He is supported by six solicitors, including Ceri Rogers and Scott Porter.

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South East: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Next generation lawyers

Scott Porter - Ellisons Solicitors

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Ellisons Solicitors' 'speedy and cost-effective' insolvency team has 'excellent knowledge around the subject and supports the client well', covering both contentious and non-contentious matters. Its focus areas include bringing or defending against statutory demands and bankruptcy petitions, and representing corporations and individuals in voluntary arrangements, as well as advising practitioners during administrations and liquidations. In a recent highlight, the 'commercial and sensible all-round expert' Scott Porter, who is 'a tremendous asset on any job', was instructed to defend Southbourne Trading Company in the High Court against a winding-up order petitioned by HMRC concerning one of its subsidiaries. The team also consists of corporate and commercial partner Paul Forsyth on the subject of insolvency-related transactions, including pre-pack sales, loan agreements and business restructurings.

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