Morris Peacock > Howes Percival LLP > Norwich, England > Lawyer Profile

Howes Percival LLP
FLINT BUILDINGS
1 BEDDING LANE
NORWICH
NR3 1RG
England

Work Department

Litigation and dispute resolution.

Position

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.

Career

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

Education

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

Leisure

Football, tennis.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

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Morris Peacock



Howes Percival LLP

Howes Percival LLP has a large insolvency practice across its office network, in which Norwich is a key hub. Morris Peacock leads the insolvency service group, which is on the government panel for insolvency matters, and conducts complex public interest winding-up matters, often involving large-scale frauds, and director disqualification work. The firm also undertakes complex insolvency litigation for regional and national IPs, as well as transactional and advisory insolvency matters including CVAs. Alison Kirby, newly promoted partner William Shirley,  associate Patrick Manning and, in Cambridge, experienced partner Michael Green are also recommended.