Caroline McDonagh

Insolvency Specialist

Caroline has primarily specialised in insolvency litigation and corporate restructuring for over 12 years. During this time, her work has given her the opportunity to develop expertise in varied chancery litigation and contentious property matters, which include: equitable interest claims; application for vesting of legal title to trademarks; matters involving sham and other fraudulent transactions, and Land Registry adjudication.

Caroline has wide experience of corporate and individual insolvency matters, including dealing with asset sale agreements involving intellectual property for officeholders; insolvencies involving derivatives and futures trading; misfeasance actions; breach of fiduciary duty and wrongful trading applications and possession and sale applications involving individuals with multiple bankruptcies. Her high level of expertise in the field, along with her strong attention to detail, means that you can fully rely on Caroline to produce work of an exceptionally high quality standard.

  • Officeholders
  • Private Equity Houses
  • Private companies
  • Directors
  • Shareholders
  • Private individuals
  • Ball v Jones [2008] BPIR 1051 – successfully defended Respondent husband in TUV and preference claims;
  • Re Agrimarche Limited [2010] EWHC 1655 (Ch) – application by Liquidator for directions on valuation of claims under option agreements;
  • Garwood v Ambrose [2012] BPIR 996; EWHC 1494 (Ch) – successfully opposed wife’s attempt to claim 100% of equity in matrimonial home, which raised complex issues of trust law including implied and constructive trusts.

Education

  • University of Edinburgh (MA (Hons) English Language and Linguistics)
  • City University, London (Postgraduate Diploma in Law)

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