Cathryn Butler



Cathryn is an Associate in the Restructuring and Insolvency Team.

Cathryn advises on all insolvency matters, including personal and corporate insolvency and contentious and non-contentious matters. Cathryn regularly attends court and speaks at seminars. She has produced video guides on bankruptcy and tips for struggling businesses, which can be found here.

Prior to studying law, Cathryn completed a music degree which enhanced her creative and analytical skills.

Cathryn successfully completed the Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency in June 2019.

Relevant experience

  • Trustee in Bankruptcy: Advising the Trustee in Bankruptcy and investigating the bankrupt in relation to a claim for an interest in the matrimonial home following a transaction at undervalue.
  • Private client: Acting for an individual in successfully defending an application to set aside a statutory demand.
  • Office holder: Acting for the administrator in completing the sale of shares in a French subsidiary despite absent shareholders and a deceased director.
  • Private client: Advising a petitioning creditor in relation to an application by a bankrupt to appeal the bankruptcy order and annul the bankruptcy order on the grounds that the order ought not to have been made. Successfully defending both applications.
  • Trustee in Bankruptcy: Advising the Trustee in Bankruptcy on the merits of an annulment application brought by a creditor. Applying for security for costs on behalf of the Trustee in Bankruptcy and discharging various freezing orders and removing restrictions on the property title.
  • Commercial client: Advising local company in relation to an application for administration and subsequently the administrator in relation to the sale of the business.
  • Trustee in Bankruptcy: Advising the Trustee in Bankruptcy in respect of a dispute over the ownership of a solely owned property held in the Bankrupt’s name.

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