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Peter Speight

Manchester, United Kingdom

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Practice Areas:

  • Corporate Recovery and Restructuring
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insolvency
JMW Solicitors LLP

Peter qualified as a Solicitor in 2014 having trained at a national firm in his home town of Nottingham before moving to the North West.  He joined his firm in July 2015 as a solicitor in Corporate Recovery and Insolvency Department.


Previous Employment

Gorvins Solicitors2014 - 2015

• Advising directors and office holders regarding insolvency processes, including administration, liquidation, voluntary arrangements, and bankruptcy • Acting for office holders and purchasers in respect of business and asset sales • Advising on restruct

Geldards LLP2012 - 2014

Corporate, Commercial, Commercial Property and Commercial Dispute Resolution work.

Geldards LLP2011 - 2012

Legal Assistant

Paragon Law2005 - 2011

Main areas of practice focused on Human Rights and regular involvement with the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal including working on judicial review and Court of Appeal applications.


He specialises in both contentious and non-contentious corporate and personal insolvency work and has a varied client base advising public and private companies, directors, insolvency practitioners and secured lenders. Peter is commercially aware and strives to discover practical solutions to ensure his clients receive efficient and cost-effective advice.

Peter’s expertise includes dealing with administrations, receiverships, creditors’ liquidations, directors’ disqualification, asset tracing and recovery on behalf of insolvency practitioners.  He also advises debtors and creditors on a wide range of related matters.

Peter is a member of the R3 (the Association of Business Recovery Professionals) New Professionals Board.



The Nottingham Trent University


2005 - 2009

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Law, 2:1


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Case Studies

Asset recovery

Acting for a company in acquiring business assets from a specialist nutritional supplier.

Winding up

Advising directors on a just and equitable winding up

Company liquidations, bankruptcy and IVAs

Advising debtors and creditors alike on a wide range of related matters including company liquidations, bankruptcy and IVAs

Insolvency practitioner claims

Acting on behalf of Insolvency Practitioners in claims for misfeasance, wrongful trading and transactions at an undervalue


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Associations & Memberships

Member of R3 - since 2010

Member of the R3 (the Association of Business Recovery Professionals) New Professionals Board.

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