In New Zealand corporate and personal solvency is regulated by the Companies Act, the Receivership Act and the Insolvency Act.
Chris has extensive experience with corporate insolvency, particularly with the appointment of liquidators to recover debts owed by a company. Conflict often results between secured and unsecured creditors and the interests of the liquidator, however Chris is equipped to represent any party and ensure that their rights are fully realised.
Chris also has particular experience with voidable transactions, the equitable tracing of funds in and out of insolvent companies, and the means by which directors can be held personally liable to meet the debts in a company’s liquidation.
In personal solvency (bankruptcy), the Official Assignee has powers similar to liquidators, subject to Court oversight. Chris also has considerable experience in all facets of bankruptcy law and can assist in any insolvency proceeding.