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Ward Hadaway

SANDGATE HOUSE, 102 QUAYSIDE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3DX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 204 4000
Fax:
Fax 0191 204 4001
DX:
730360 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE-30
Email:
Web:
www.wardhadaway.com
Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne

Jane Garvin

Tel:
Work +44 (0)191 204 4371
Email:
Ward Hadaway

Work Department

Insolvency and Corporate Recovery

Position

Partner

Career

Jane is a Partner in Ward Hadaway's insolvency and corporate recovery team.

In 2008, Jane successfully undertook the Joint Insolvency Examination Board exams.

She earned the Insolvency Lawyers award (for the highest marks in the country achieved by a lawyer) and PricewaterhouseCoopers award (for the second highest marks in the country overall) in the process.

Jane has a wealth of experience dealing with all aspects of insolvency-related issues, from advising directors of financially distressed PLCs to advising on insolvent business sales. Jane also has experience in pursuing and defending high value asset recovery claims.

She acts for a wide range of stakeholders in the insolvency process including insolvency practitioners, financial institutions, creditors, directors, landlords, businesses, individual debtors, charities and public sector bodies and has been involved with a number of high profile insolvencies.


North: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Ward Hadaway's ‘commercial, prompt, client-focused and risk-aware’ team has ‘deep expertise in personal insolvency matters’ and provides ‘informed advice’. Co-head Steven Petrie ‘bestows his very high standards across all levels of the team’ and is experienced in advising insolvency practitioners and accountants. In recent work, he acted for a liquidator in successfully pursuing claims against the former director of a company for preference payments, unlawful dividends and misfeasance, and assisted a trustee with pursuing a property transferred to a family member at an undervalue as part of a deceased person’s estates. ‘Prompt’ co-head Jane Garvin is well versed in handling contentious and non-contentious insolvency work with particular focus on corporate advisory and recovery matters.

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