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Christopher Love

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JMW Solicitors LLP

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Partner, Corporate Recovery and Insolvency


  • Contentious & non-contentious insolvency work acting for range of insolvency practitioners across UK including Royce Peeling Green, Begbies Traynor, Menzies.
  • Contentious, non-contentious & advisory work on behalf of range of UK companies / directors, including clients in the construction, demolition, transport, railway, energy and retail sectors.
  • Recently acted for Bennett Verby as administrators of a waste / demolition company on six-figure business & assets sale, which was approved by the Pre-Pack Pool. This is notable as currently only around 30 cases nationwide have so far been referred to PPP.


  • Beachcroft LLP: 2002-04: Trainee Solicitor; 2004-07, Solicitor in Commercial Litigation Department
  • Pannone LLP: 2007-09 Solicitor; 2009-11 Associate; 2011-12 Senior Associate (Insolvency Dept)
  • Gorvins Solicitors: 2013 to 2015, Senior Associate & Head of Insolvency.
  • JMW Solicitors LLP: 2015 to date, Partner


R3; Labour Party


Cardinal Newman Catholic High School & Priestley Sixth Form College, Warrington; Jesus College, Cambridge University; The College of Law, Chester; 1999 History MA (Hons), 2.1; 2001 Postgraduate Diploma in Law; 2002 Legal Practice Course.

North West: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

JMW Solicitors LLP’s department regularly advises on administrations, the acquisition of businesses and assets out of formal insolvency processes, voluntary and compulsory liquidations, bankruptcy, IVAs, directors’ disqualifications, HMRC liability inquiries and fraud investigations. The transport, retail, leisure, legal, recruitment and manufacturing sectors are all areas of expertise. Recent work includes acting for the joint administrators of Vickers Electronics, Duff & Phelps, which involved the transfer of certain IP rights and the formal surrender of leased premises, and advising Harrisons Business Recovery & Insolvency as administrators of Prestige Homes on the disposal of its property portfolio. The team also advised Bennett Verby Corporate Recovery & Insolvency Services as liquidator of Charles Owen and Company (Bow) and advised the management of the Viva Brazil chain of restaurants on the purchase of several restaurant businesses out of administration. The team is led by Richard Wolff, who specialises in corporate and personal insolvency, and includes the ‘excellent’ Christopher Love and associate Antoniya Mercer.

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