Frank specialises in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious corporate and personal insolvency and bank recovery. Frank acts for a wide client base including Licensed Insolvency Practitioners, creditors and lenders, directors, partners, and private individuals.
Frank is a committee member of the Eastern Region of R3, the Association of Business Recovery Professionals, (having been Chairman from 2014 to 2017), Chairman of Insolvency Network UK, and has authored a number of books in the insolvency field, the most recent being the 4th edition of “Personal Insolvency” which was published by Thomson Reuters/Sweet & Maxwell. Recently Frank has advised Oyez on the re-drafting of all their insolvency forms following the coming into force of the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016.
Frank has been involved in a number of significant cases, including Minmar (929) Limited v Khalastchi & Others which came before the Chancellor of the High Court and caused significant controversy on the validity of appointments of administrators.
Chambers and Partners, one of the leading independent commentaries of the legal profession, has consistently rated Frank over the last 10 years as a “leading individual” for Restructuring/Insolvency.
Likewise the Legal 500, with reference to the Insolvency and Corporate Recovery field has described Frank as “the leading insolvency lawyer on the patch” with a “commercial and practical view”.
Frank is also authorised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales as a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner (non appointment taking) having passed the JIEB examinations in 2000.
We are delighted with our write up in both Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 this year: https://t.co/KVbJmzcAdd.21st Oct 2019 16:33:29
Congratulations to associate Sian Leonard who won the Rising Star award at the Insolvency Practitioners Association awards last week30th Sep 2019 10:15:18