Martin Askew > Clarke Willmott LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Clarke Willmott LLP

Work Department

Restructuring and Insolvency


Martin is a Partner in the Restructuring and Insolvency team and he specialises in contentious insolvency.

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Bristol

Fielding ‘a high-class and very efficient team which will always go the extra mile’, Clarke Willmott LLP ‘provides pragmatic and commercial advice’ for a high-profile national client roster including Lloyds Bank and Restore. The team is active in the financial services space and also excels in energy sector litigation, group claims, procurement challenges, IP and IT work, and regulatory mandates. The ‘tenacious and very smartAlex Jakubowski and financial litigation expert Philippa Hann jointly lead the team, and clients single out ‘savvy litigatorRichard Moore and ‘class act’ senior associate Ed Halden for praise. Martin Askew is the primary name for insolvency and fraud matters, Stephen Searle excels in financial services disputes and Laura Robinson handles issues relating to tax mitigation investments and schemes.

South West > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Praised for its prowess in ‘dealing with technically challenging cases and litigation against multiple respondents’, Clarke Willmott LLP‘s restructuring and insolvency practice provides comprehensive support in litigation matters and non-contentious insolvency assignments.The ‘tenacious and robustMartin Askew, who specialises in insolvency litigation and misfeasance claims, and ‘standout’ Ken MacLennan jointly head the team. Senior associate Stephanie Bishop‘s portfolio includes restructuring and corporate insolvency, including bankruptcy.