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Howes Percival LLP

Work Department

Litigation and dispute resolution.


Morris Peacock is a partner and is an experienced litigation solicitor with expertise in insolvency and directors disqualification. Morris joined Howes Percival in 1999 after having previously acted for directors in respect of directors disqualification matters and for insolvency practitioners on recovery actions. He has acted for the Insolvency Service for over 12 years, has been the partner responsible for investigation matters since 2004 and the client partner for all Insolvency Service matters since 2008, which also includes public interest winding up work and costs recovery work and conducts advocacy in the County Courts. He is an advisory editor to ‘Mithani on Disqualification’ and a member of the R3 Eastern Region Committee. He has dealt with a number of high profile and reported cases including Crystal Palace FC (1986) Limited, SOSTI v Aaron & others, Wrapit and UKLI.


Qualified Walkers 1996; solicitor Nicholsons 1996; solicitor Howes Percival 1999; associate Howes Percival 2001; partner Howes Percival 2004.


Impington Village College, Cambridge; University of Leicester (LLB); College of Law, Guildford.


Football, tennis.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

(Leading individuals)

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East Anglia > Public sector > Public sector

Howes Percival LLP‘s education and health practice is ‘well led and professional in all its dealings, ensuring clear, concise and helpful advice is given, and their proactivity and responsiveness are exemplary‘. The firm acts for a growing number of universities and colleges across East Anglia, as well as regional and national care home operators. Land development partner Michaela Henson in Cambridge and, in Norwich, insolvency expert Morris Peacock and healthcare specialist Oliver Pritchard are the practice heads. Also in Norwich, emerging partner talent Nicola Curle frequently handles land disposals, developments and student accommodation projects, and planning specialist Jamie Childs is ‘responsive, calm, speedy, easy to contact and proactive‘. In Cambridge, Steven Beach assists corporate tenants and landlords, higher education bodies and other public sector clients on property matters.