Edward Starling > Wedlake Bell LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Wedlake Bell LLP Offices
71 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET
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Partner specialising in contentious and non-contentious insolvency matters, acting on behalf of lenders, liquidators, administrators, LPA receivers, trustees in bankruptcy, companies, directors and other stakeholders. His practice also covers general commercial and international arbitration proceedings. Edward regularly advises administrators regarding their appointment and any subsequent sale of the business and assets. This includes advising on all aspects of the obligations and powers of the administrators including in relation to security, SIP 16 and ROT. He also regularly advises on all aspects of investigations and claims brought by office holders including transactions at an undervalue, preferences, wrongful and fraudulent trading and breach of duty (which often include allegations of fraud) and includes international asset tracing. This area of practice also includes what is generally called MTIC fraud and directors’ disqualification proceedings.
Edward trained with Wedlake Bell and qualified in 2003. He became a Partner in 2010. Edward is a Member of the Association of Business Recoveries Professionals and advises on all aspects of insolvency processes including LPA receiverships. He acts for a large number of the top 30 firms of insolvency practitioners and has conducted a short secondment with an international lender.
Association of Business Recoveries Professionals.
Joint Insolvency Examination Board exams (2006).
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Dispute resolution > Debt recovery
- Real estate > Property finance
- Corporate and commercial > M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m
- Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate
- Real estate > Residential property
- Real estate > Commercial property: investment
- Private client > Contentious trusts and probate
- Private client > Family
- Real estate > Property litigation
- Corporate and commercial > VAT and indirect tax
- Real estate > Commercial property: development
- Real estate > Construction: non-contentious
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil
- Employment > Senior executives
- Real estate > Construction: contentious
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property: trade marks, copyright and design
- Employment > Pensions (non-contentious)
- Employment > Employers