Suky Mann

Principal Associate - Restructuring & Insolvency

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""I am a contentious insolvency lawyer with a special interest in director disqualification.””

As Principal Associate I specialises in a range of contentious insolvency matters and director disqualification to include;

  • Acting for Insolvency Practitioners in respect of claims arising under the Insolvency Act 1986 (‘IA’) and the Companies Act 2006, including antecedent transaction claims, misfeasance claims, wrongful and fraudulent transaction claims and wider asset recovery.
  • Defending misfeasance and breach of duty claims brought by liquidators.
  • Presenting and opposing applications for charging orders.
  • Presenting and opposing and order for sale and possession applications.
  • Presenting and opposing statutory demands and bankruptcy petitions.
  • Applications to annul bankruptcy orders.
  • Pursuing and defending applications brought by trustees pursuant to sections 339, 340, 366 and 423 IA.
  • Defending director disqualification claims.
  • Acting for directors in respect of section 17 CDDA Permission to Act applications.
  • I have successfully defended a number of office holder claims, to include a £1M claim brought by an administrator of a company for misfeasance and breach of fiduciary duties.
  • I have acted on several successful cases defending director disqualification claims.
  • Successfully obtained permission for a number of clients who were subject to director disqualification bans.
  • I have also successfully acted for a number of Insolvency Practitioners in pursuing financial claims against former company directors.

More about me

My hero

My late grandfather. He faced many trials and tribulations but did so with a smile on his face.

Proudest moment to date

Watching my 12-year-old son being presented with a subject award by a Commonwealth Gold Medallist.

Favourite quote

‘The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall’ Nelson Mandela

Childhood career goal

To be a forensic scientist

"You were thorough fair and transparent in fighting my case, saving my reputation and establishing justice for which I will always be grateful"

Review Solicitors

"It was a pleasure to deal with Suky, From our initial meeting everything was made very clear with excellent understanding and communication."

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