Having spent many years on the Attorney General List advising the BIS (former DBERR) on insolvency matters and matters relating to criminal prosecutions under the Insolvency Act, Neil now uses this experience in the commercial context and appears in winding up proceedings before the Companies Court.
He has experience of appearing on behalf of petitioning / substituted creditors and supporting creditors. He also has experience in applications to obtain time for payment, applications to set aside court orders for judgment and providing advice on the application of the Insolvency Rules.
Neil is also an Advocacy Tutor and Teacher for Lincoln’s Inn, the Bar of Ireland, at the ICC in the Hague and at a member of the Faculty at the International Advanced Advocacy Course at Keble College, Oxford. He is also an Accredited Mediator and a Fellow of the Institute of CPD (managed by the RICS).
Neil is also fully qualified in obtaining instructions, providing advice and going to court on a Direct Access basis.
Outside of the law, Neil has a keen interest in sport and in particular skiing, cricket and hockey. He is a qualified England Hockey Level 3 coach and umpire.
Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn
Fellow of the Institute of CPD
Member of The Personal Finance Society and The Chartered Insurance Institute