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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

ST ANN'S WHARF, 112 QUAYSIDE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3DX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 415 0000
Fax:
Fax 0344 984 1501
DX:
61191 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Email:
Web:
www.womblebonddickinson.com

Peter Maxwell

Tel:
Work 0191 279 9344
Email:
Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Work Department

Restructuring and insolvency.

Position

Peter is a partner in the Restructuring and Insolvency Team. He qualified in 1998 having completed his training with the firm. Peter has a wealth of corporate and personal insolvency experience acting for both private and public sector clients. 

Peter acts for Insolvency Practitioners specialising in investigations and litigation in cases involving misfeasance, fraud and other misconduct. 

Peter is also a member of the team which acts for The Insolvency Service, an executive agency of the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, in relation to a range of public interest work. This includes public interest winding up proceedings against live companies and the investigation and disqualification of directors of insolvent companies under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986. 

Peter also acts for Insolvency Practitioners in conjunction with HM Revenue & Customs in relation to a range of insolvency related matters.

Career

Dickinson Dees 1996-2013; partner, Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination 2017.

Member

R3 (Association of Business Recovery Professionals); Law Society


North: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP's team acts on the sale of insolvent businesses, advises creditors on asset recovery matters and handles fraud investigations including the disqualification of directors accused of fraud. With particular sector expertise in chemicals and manufacturing, leisure, healthcare, retail and energy, the team regularly acts for banks, insolvency practitioners and LPA receivers. Julian Gill (who jointly heads the team with  Peter Maxwell and Sally Dallow) assisted the administrators of Fuda International Trading Company with the sale of the company’s assets, which traded as Hobart Rose and manufactured furniture and soft furnishings for well-known retailers, and acted for Santander in the restructuring of a circa £3.6m facility issued to a care home group. Maxwell and Dallow acted for the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in successfully winding up UK and overseas companies on public interest grounds following investigations by the Insolvency Service. This included a number of companies involved in unauthorised money lending activities to members of the public.

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