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Jon Colclough, South Square

Caroline SumnerJon Colclough
Barrister, South Square

Jon is a commercial chancery practitioner who specialises in insolvency and company matters. He regularly acts in both corporate and personal insolvency matters and has particular expertise in breach of duty/misfeasance claims, wrongful and fraudulent trading, ultra vires distributions and antecedent transaction claims.

His recent reported insolvency decisions include Lloyds British Testing Ltd (in liquidation) [2023] EWHC 567 (Ch), Mitchell v Al Jaber [2023] EWHC 1239 (Ch) and Re Fastfit Station Ltd (in liquidation) [2023] EWHC 496 (Ch).

In addition to his work on insolvency matters, Jon regularly acts in and advises on commercial disputes. He also has a company law practice and has particular expertise in relation to petitions brought pursuant to section 994 of the Companies Act 2006.