Chris Brockman

Biography

Chris practises in all areas of personal and commercial insolvency. He has been consistently recommended in Chambers UK for many years including for his "fantastic client supportiveness" and for his combination of "intellect and commercially savvy common sense." He is further "particularly praised for his "flexibility and responsiveness." One source adds "Nothing is ever too much trouble for him." He is viewed as an "innovative thinker and always thoroughly prepared."

His practice areas include asset recovery on behalf of insolvency office holders, opposing and obtaining administration orders; compulsory winding up; freezing orders; wrongful trading/breach of directors' duties claims; 236 applications to examine directors and examination of directors; defending trustees against claims for negligence/breach of duty; Bankruptcy Restriction Orders. He acts for the Secretary of State on various applications, including Company Directors Disqualification proceedings and public interest petitions.

In the recent past Chris had been involved in several high profile personal and corporate insolvency cases and is frequently instructed by HMRC in relation to complex applications including on a number of provisional liquidations. He has also successfully defeated challenges to several, including obtaining personal cost orders against directors. He is currently acting on several claims brought against insolvency office holders for alleged breach of duty.

Published Works

Year Qualified

1985

Education

Inns of Court School of Law, University of Buckingham

Qualification

LLB (Buckingham)