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James Haigh

James Haigh
Partner

Office: 0161 242 5104
Mobile: 07736 434099
Fax: 0161 200 5699
james.haigh@taylors.co.uk

Service Areas:
Insolvency
Business Support & Restructuring

Commercial Disputes


James Haigh
Partner

Role
James is a Partner in the Corporate Recovery team and work from the firm’s Manchester office.

He undertakes all aspects of contentious insolvency, both corporate and personal, acting for office holders on matters including:-

  • Antecedent transactions;
  • Asset recovery;
  • Investigations;
  • Claims against Directors;
  • Recovery of foreign assets;
  • Possession proceedings;
  • Breach of Individual Voluntary Arrangements;
  • The insolvent estates of deceased persons;
  • Income Payments Orders and claims against a Bankrupt’s pension; and
  • Professional negligence.

James also provides general advice to Office Holders in respect of their powers and duties.

He also acts on behalf of lenders, SMEs and high net worth individuals in relation to:-

  • Contractual disputes;
  • Enforcing guarantees;
  • Possession proceedings;
  • Professional negligence;
  • Debt recovery.

Experience
James joined Taylors in 2014 from Linder Myers’ Corporate Recovery team where he was a Partner. Prior that, he was a Partner at SNG Commercial, where he trained.

He is recommended in the 2013 Legal500 for Corporate Recovery and Insolvency and is described by his clients as “very capable, approachable and sensible”.

Profile
He lives in North Manchester with his wife and son. James enjoys the outdoors and going on holiday to Florida when time permits.

Ten Things About… James

1. Favourite Film
The Long Good Friday

2. What was your first job?
Working behind the bar in a hotel in Huddersfield

3. What do you do at weekends?
Spend time with family and friends, catch up on some reading and go for a walk/run if it is not raining as it usually is in North Manchester.

4. What was the first record you ever bought?
Wonderwall by Oasis

5. If you weren’t a lawyer, what would you have been?
 Home earlier!

6. If you were stranded on a desert island, what two luxury items would you take?
A good book and a good bottle of wine

7. Where is your dream holiday destination?
Florida

8. If you could have any job in the world, what would it be?
A pilot

9. What was your first car?
A Mini

10. If I was not doing this right now, I’d be…
At home looking after my son

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