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Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency

BusinessCorporate Restructuring & Insolvency

Headed by Partner Neil Harrold, we have one of the leading corporate recovery teams in Newcastle upon Tyne.

At Hay & Kilner, we understand the pressures you face when you or your company have financial difficulties. Our highly experienced solicitors spend time working with our clients and discussing the options available before devising a timely and cost effective solution to help resolve the situation as quickly as possible.

We are praised for our work in The Legal 500, an independently researched guide to the UK legal profession: “Hay & Kilner‘s ‘exemplary’ practice undertakes a comprehensive mixture of corporate and personal insolvency work. Practice head Neil Harrold has excellent technical knowledge and tempers it with practical solutions’.”



Our corporate recovery team draws on the expertise of the firm’s specialists in related fields, including commercial propertyconstructioncontractual disputesdebt recovery, employment and intellectual property, to provide a seamless service, ensuring that complex problems are resolved efficiently and effectively.

  • "Head of department Neil Harrold is regarded as a 'good operator' who gives 'sound advice'. He acts for insolvency practitioners, companies and individuals."

    - Chambers Guide

  • "Thank you for your help, I'm very grateful and happy it's all sorted... I feel like I have had a great weight lifted off my shoulders."

    - Client of Neil Harrold

  • "The ‘excellent’ Hay & Kilner provides ‘clear, concise and practical advice’. Neil Harrold and Rodney Jones successfully obtained an injunction on behalf of acommercial client to restrain the presentation of awinding-up petition. Harrold, who heads the practice, is ‘proactive’ and has ‘significant practical experience’."

    - Legal 500

  • "Hay & Kilner's ‘exemplary' practice undertakes a comprehensive mixture of corporate and personal insolvency work. It has been acting for the administrators in a pre-pack administration for an employment agency. Practice head Neil Harrold has ‘excellent technical knowledge and tempers it with practical solutions'"

    - Legal 500

  • "This team has a solid reputation in the market, working on both personal and corporate insolvency matters. It has been active across England, taking on several Law of Partnership Act receiverships throughout the country, and successfully acting for a major bank on a contested charging order application, amongst other matters. "Highly reliable in technical issues," Neil Harrold heads the insolvency team and is highlighted by sources for his availability and client service."

    - Chambers Guide

  • "At Hay & Kilner, clients value Neil Harrold's ‘knowledge of insolvency legislation' and ‘forcefulness in negotiating settlements'. The team successfully acted on a contested administration application against a charitable fundraising company."

    - Legal 500