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At DTM Legal, we offer a comprehensive range of services designed to support business owners during times of financial uncertainty. Whether you’re facing the challenges of business recovery or navigating the formal insolvency processes, our dedicated team is here to provide expert guidance and support tailored to your specific needs.


Guidance Through Recovery

When your business is struggling, it’s essential to have a trusted partner by your side. Our team offers practical solutions to help preserve and revitalise your business, exploring all available options to secure its future. From restructuring strategies to negotiation tactics, we’re committed to maximising your chances of success.

Navigating Insolvency Processes

Should formal insolvency processes become necessary, our team is here to guide you through every step of the journey. We provide clear and concise advice on the available options, empowering you to make informed decisions that protect your interests. Our goal is to minimise disruption and ensure transparency throughout the process.

Recovery & Insolvency Services for Business Owners

  • Administrations: We provide guidance on initiating and managing administration procedures, helping to protect your business while exploring restructuring options.
  • Insolvency Options and Advice: Our experts assess your unique situation and offer tailored advice on the available insolvency options, empowering you to make informed decisions.
  • Creditors Voluntary Liquidation: We offer support and guidance to companies seeking to voluntarily wind up their affairs, providing clarity and efficiency throughout the process.
  • Members Voluntary Liquidation: For solvent companies looking to wind up their operations, we provide effective guidance on members’ voluntary liquidation procedures.
  • Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA): Our team assists in negotiating CVAs, helping to restructure debts and facilitating an agreement between your company and its creditors.
  • Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs): We offer advice and support to individuals seeking to enter into IVAs, providing a structured repayment plan to manage debts.
  • Partnership Disputes: Our experienced solicitors navigate partnership disputes, helping to resolve conflicts and protect your interests.
  • Distressed Debt Trading: We facilitate the trading of distressed debts, providing strategic guidance to maximise value whilst limiting risk.
  • Business Turnarounds and Disposals: We offer support for business turnarounds and disposals, helping to optimise value and streamline operations.
  • Business Exit Strategies: Our team develops tailored exit strategies to help you exit your business efficiently and on your terms.
  • Technical Insolvency: We work to ensure the best possible outcome during a technical insolvency, helping the business to keep trading whilst effectively negotiating with creditors.
  • Debt and Equity Restructuring and Refinancing Legal Advice: Our experts provide strategic advice on debt and equity restructuring and refinancing, helping develop your financial structures and secure future viability.
  • Asset Realisation and Sales: Our team assists in realising and selling assets to maximise recovery for stakeholders and creditors.
  • Assistance with Investigations: Our team are on hand to provide valued support during insolvency investigations, providing expert legal advice and protecting your interests.
  • Guarantees, Charges, and Protecting Assets: We offer guidance on guarantees, charges, and asset protection strategies, helping to safeguard your interests in times of financial uncertainty.

Support Every Step of the Way

At DTM Legal, we understand the challenges that business owners face during times of financial difficulty. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing unwavering support and guidance, no matter the circumstances. With our team on your side, you can progress with the process of business recovery or insolvency with confidence.

Contact Us

Ready to take the next step with DTM Legal on your side? Contact Richard Thomas and the Business Recovery & Insolvency team at DTM Legal today to arrange a consultation and explore how we can help you achieve your goals.

Contact Richard and the Business Recovery & Insolvency team by calling 01244 354 801 or via email at

Business Recovery & Insolvency Team

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