Bankruptcy Law in Bristol

Based in the heart of Bristol our bankruptcy law solicitors deliver a fully comprehensive service for bankruptcy law related matters.

The Team

Led by Keith Mahoney, a leading bankruptcy law solicitor ranked UK-wide by Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession, the bankruptcy law team at Meade King provide prompt and practical advice on a comprehensive range of bankruptcy law issues including formal and informal bankruptcy law regimes plus contentious and non-contentious bankruptcy law matters.

Our bankruptcy law solicitors are supported by our teams of corporate, commercial and property solicitors who understand the bankruptcy law implications of their specialisations and together provide a comprehensive service in respect of all issues arising in bankruptcy law.

Our solicitors act in bankruptcy law and corporate insolvency matters on behalf of individuals and insolvency practitioners throughout Bristol and the South West.

Personal Insolvency

Our solicitors' bankruptcy law work includes:

  • • Advising bankrupts and former bankrupts facing asset recovery and other actions brought by insolvency practitioners.
  • • Advice to individuals facing insolvency or alternatives to bankruptcy such as Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs) and informal insolvency arrangements.
  • • Bankruptcy annulments.
  • • Advising insolvency practitioners in all matters concerning bankruptcy law.


In bankruptcy law our solicitors' expertise include:

  • • Adminstrations.
  • • Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs)
  • • Receiverships.
  • • Liquidations.
  • • Asset recovery actions.
  • • Claims against directors, including disqualification.

Bankruptcy Law Links

Association of Business Recovery Professionals

The Insolvency Service

Individual Insolvency register

Insolvency Lawyer's Association

Insolvency Practitioners Association

Insolvency Practices Council

Team contact

Keith Mahoney

Bankruptcy Law Websites


Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession has recommended Keith Mahoney and the Meade King insolvency team for many years:

2007: Recommended for the "hands on approach" of its "effective and technically strong" team and its "tenacious approach to litigation". One source asserted "when i need a kick-ass lawyer, I go to Meade King".

Keith Mahoney described as "down to earth and practical" with "bags of expereince". It was said that he "gets to the heart of an issue very quickly" and is "forthright in defending his client's position".

2008: "Punchy and proactive" and "always willing to write upfront, no-nonsense letters to pursue (Meade King client's) interests".

Keith Mahoney was commended for providing "sensible and commercial advice", his "willingness to speak his mind" and his ability to "knock matters on the head and avoid protracted litigation".

2009: The "strong technical lawyers" in Meade King's "efficient down to earth (insolvency) department" were recommended for giving "fantastic, common-sense advice".

Keith Mahoney commended for his "tremendously practical approach and level-headed solutions". One source took the view that "if you have got a fight on your hands, he's your man".

2010: The firm continues to win praise for its contentious work. The group is headed by bankruptcy specialist Keith Mahoney, a "tenacious litigator".

2011: Meade King provides "Good and timely backup" and Keith Mahoney is a "tenacious advocate".

2012: Sources are full of praise for Keith Mahoney, saying "He is always available and helpful". Clients say: "He is very good at what he does and has great knowledge of the sector".

2013:"The advice is always very good" at Meade King LLP; "nothing is ever too much trouble". Keith Mahoney gives clients "an honest appraisal of a situation".

2014: Keith Mahoney "noted for his broad knowledge of personal insolvency matters"

2015: Keith Mahoney is "highly regarded in the market for his experience and skill" and described as "a safe pair of hands"

2016: Keith Mahoney described as "an experienced practitioner, specialising in corporate and personal insolvency matters"