Jane Henderson

Jane Henderson

Senior Associate
Bristol The Paragon Counterslip Bristol BS1 6BX
Telephone 01179309560

Senior Associate

Jane specialises in contentious insolvency, dealing with both corporate insolvency and personal bankruptcy. Originally having trained with a leading Scottish firm and qualifying into their contentious insolvency team in 2014, Jane moved to Bristol where she also qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2019.

Jane has extensive experience of dealing with claims under the Insolvency Act 1986 and the Companies Act 2006 and her expertise includes advice on claims related to breach of directors’ duties, disputes about claims to avoid ‘antecedent transactions’ and the recovery of directors loans and unlawful dividends. She also deals with enforcement matters, including bankruptcy proceedings and winding up.

Jane provides focused advice tailored to the needs of her clients, working with them to resolve matters efficiently and commercially. Jane is an advocate of alternative dispute resolution but also an effective litigator.

Jane is an Associate member of R3 and sits on the South West & Wales Women’s Committee.

  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Debt collection
  • Insolvency disputes
  • Dispute resolution

  • advising liquidators and progressing claims against directors for misfeasance, breach of duty, recovery of unlawful dividends and outstanding directors loan accounts;
  • advising creditors with regards to recovery of sums due from individuals, including preparing statutory demand and issuing bankruptcy petitions;
  • advancing claims for transactions defrauding creditors pursuant to section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986;
  • enforcing a judgment against an individual by petitioning for bankruptcy and then working with the Trustee in Bankruptcy to recover property transferred contrary to the provisions of the Insolvency Act 1986.