I am a partner in the commercial dispute resolution team, providing pragmatic advice in the resolution and prevention of financial services, insolvency and commercial contract disputes.
I have over 13 years’ experience in handling a wide range of business finance, insolvency and commercial contact disputes.
I have developed a sector specialism in aviation-based disputes, where I regularly advise on disputes ranging from MRO, procurement, leasing and regulatory compliance.
With respect to insolvency disputes, I regularly advise on contentious corporate and personal insolvency matters, with a particular focus on court work involving office-holder claims and creditors’ security enforcement.
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Qualifications and memberships
- Qualified in October 2010
Assistance in the reported decision affirming lenders’ reliance on conclusive evidence clauses in Catalyst Business Finance Limited v Very Tangy Television Limited & Others .
Advising trustee in bankruptcy since 2020 on the continued management and realisation of multiple assets in bankrupt’s property portfolio throughout London.
Advising the Liquidators in a successful claim for unlawful dividends in the reported decision in Toone and another v Robbins and another .
Successfully leading our debt recovery team in recovering the significant part of a £2.5million invoice finance ledger exposure for an international ABL client.
Leading advisor on a defended action and counterclaim brought in the Dutch Court against a leading Dutch aviation MRO provider.
Regular advisor to a leading U.K based Aircraft Lesor and manufacturer on various claims ranging from rent payment, breach of warranty to regulatory compliance.
William Angas is very commercial with excellent insolvency knowledge and lots of experience in fraud and directors’ duty claims. Ben Ashworth is very good at getting to grips with detail.
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