Giles Hindle > DAC Beachcroft LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

DAC Beachcroft LLP

Work Department

Corporate recovery and insolvency.


Head of the firm’s corporate recovery and insolvency department. He has extensive experience of dealing with all types of corporate insolvency, both nationally and cross-border. Acts for all the major accountancy practices in respect of formal insolvency appointments, advising on finance, asset realisation, security issues and company disposals. Advises a range of stakeholders in respect of issues arising out of liquidation, administration or US Chapter 11-style procedures. Provides advice to corporate clients in respect of supply chain management and contract issues arising out of supplier default as a result of an insolvency process. Works with directors, interim managers and turnaround practitioners to provide restructuring and distressed situation advice, dealing with creditors, investors and lenders to secure long-term survival, or time to secure an accelerated sale. Has expertise in asset tracing and recovery, both nationally and internationally and in insolvency litigation, including wrongful trading and misfeasance actions and antecedent transaction litigation. He oversees the debt recovery team and has considerable experience in delivering a proactive debt recovery and advisory service for large multinationals, health authorities and corporate clients.


British Telecom Group Legal Services 1992-93; Anstey Sargent and Probert 1994-98; associate Beachcroft Wansbroughs 1998, partner 2005, partner Beachcroft LLP (now DAC Beachcroft LLP) 2006 to date.


Law Society; Association of Business Recovery Professionals.

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

(Hall of Fame)

Giles HindleDAC Beachcroft LLP

DAC Beachcroft LLP advises on high-value contentious and non-contentious matters at regional and international level. The team has a strong capability advising both large accountancy firms and smaller regional practices on a full scope of issues, such as insolvency appointments, asset advice and company disposals. Other clients include directors, interim managers and turnaround practitioners. Giles Hindle, who heads up the department, has extensive corporate recovery experience. Kevin Hawthorn focuses on personal insolvency and insolvency-related pensions and security issues.

South West > Dispute resolution > Debt recovery

DAC Beachcroft LLP has notable expertise in the recovery of business debts for investment funds and insurers. Practice head Giles Hindle is experienced in dealing with all types of corporate insolvency, both domestically and internationally.