Nick Clarke > Aaron & Partners LLP > Chester, England > Lawyer Profile

Aaron & Partners LLP
5-7 GROSVENOR COURT
FOREGATE STREET
CHESTER
CH1 1HG
England

Work Department

Dispute Resolution & Insolvency Law

Position

Senior Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution & Insolvency

Career

Nick deals with a variety of commercial disputes including shareholder disputes, partnership disputes and disputes in the logistics sector. Through the firm’s close connection to the UK Warehousing Association, Nick has considerable experience of resolving disputes involving liens and situations where customers of warehouse keepers have become insolvent. In addition, he has handled numerous professional negligence claims including against accountants, solicitors, architects and financial advisers.

In terms of insolvency, Nick acts for insolvency practitioners, directors of insolvent companies and individuals and companies with financial difficulties. He advises on claims to recoup assets in bankruptcies and corporate insolvencies (acting for both insolvency practitioners pursuing such claims and individuals resisting them, though not at the same time.) and on the procedures available to assist companies and individuals with financial problems, particularly IVAs and CVAs.

Education

Nick read Jurisprudence (Law) at Wadham College, Oxford.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the North West

Clients praise Aaron & Partners LLP for its ‘ability to handle any litigation matter without research time’. Among the team’s core fields of expertise are disputes relating to shareholder issues, corporate transactions, partnerships and restrictive covenants; it also handles contractual disputes, particularly those pertaining to the IT and logistics sectors. Nick Clarke heads the team, which includes John Devoy, hailed for his ‘superb attention to detail and David Mann who has a track record of handling cross-border disputes.

North West > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Aaron & Partners LLP act as advisers to the boards of directors of companies facing financial distress, utilising its bench of experienced practitioners. Nick Clarke and Mark Davies jointly lead the team. The duo have notable contentious and non-contentious expertise in insolvency and restructuring matters; Davies particularly acts on personal insolvency issues for a national client base.