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Morwenna Macro

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Five Paper (Chambers of Rachel Sleeman)


Morwenna practises in Commercial Chancery Law, specialising in commercial finance, insolvency and asset recovery. Known for her straightforward and pragmatic advice and her approachable manner, Morwenna aims to provide a fast, efficient and user-friendly service. Morwenna is ranked as a leading junior for Insolvency in the Legal 500.

Morwenna practises predominantly in insolvency and has expertise in all areas of commercial finance and asset recovery. She regularly acts for creditors, debtors and IPs, major banks and factors, and high net worth individuals; receiving instructions via large and niche Solicitors firms and directly. Her main areas of practice are: Corporate Insolvency Including CVAs, Administration, Voluntary Liquidation, Winding Up, LPA Receivers, Restraining Presentation or Advertisement of Petition, Applications to Appoint Provisional Liquidator, Disputed Petitions, Directors’ Duties and Misfeasance claims, Directors Disqualification, Jurisdiction, Preferences and Transactions at Undervalue.

Personal Insolvency Including IVAs, Setting Aside Statutory Demands, Defending Petitions on grounds of Genuine and Substantial Dispute, Annulment of Bankruptcy, Orders for Sale and Co-ownership Disputes, Bankruptcy Restrictions Orders, Preferences, Transactions at an Undervalue, Transactions likely to Defraud Creditors and Remuneration challenges, Professional Negligence and s.304 Claims against Trustees and IPs, Jurisdiction.

Factoring & Invoice Discounting Including applications for Summary Judgment, Construction of Contractual Terms, Reliance on Conclusive Evidence Clauses and Enforcement.

Guarantees & Indemnities Including applications for Summary Judgment, Construction of Contractual Terms and Enforcement including Bankruptcy.

Company Law Including Directors’ Duties, Unfair Prejudice Petitions, Remedies, Shareholder Disputes, Derivative claims and Corporate Insolvency.

Consumer Contract & Credit Including Consumer Credit Act claims and enforcement, Claims involving Insolvency, Consumer Regulations, Unfair Terms, Sale of Goods and Supply of Goods and Services Act claims.

Trusts Including Quistclose trust type claims, Constructive Trust claims including relating to the family home, Claims for an Account and other Equitable Remedies.

Costs Including Detailed Assessment, Costs Budgeting and Costs Management, Relief from Sanctions, and challenging/defending Solicitors bills and fees.

Agency Including claims involving Estate Agents, Entitlement to Commission, and Construction of Contract Terms.

Asset Recovery Including Retention of Title Clauses, Enforcement, Trusts, Freezing Orders and Injunctions, and Fixed and Floating Charges.

Kavuma v Stephen Hunt [2018] 12 WLUK 119 High Court ChD, Ogunleye v Atkinson (TIB of Ogunkoya) (11 October 2018), Southbourne Trading Co Ltd [2018] B.C.C. 604, Sandhu v Sandhu [2016] EWCA Civ 1050, Smart v London Borough of Brent [2005] EWCA Civ 434, HCC International PLC v Conway [2006] All ER (D) 192,


Called 2002; Inner Temple; awarded a major scholarship from the Inner Temple 2001. Morwenna has recently had articles published in the New Law Journal and Litigation Funding magazine and is a contributor to Insight on West Law, in the fields of insolvency and costs.


COMBAR; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association.


Kendrick Girls Grammar School; King’s College, London (2001 LLB; AKC).

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