Since joining Howes Percival in 2012, Leon has worked on an array of matters ranging from fraud litigation, contentious individual and corporate insolvency, debt recovery, contentious probate, general commercial litigation, property litigation, estates, commercial property, planning and employment for individual, business and government clients. Leon is now a solicitor specialising in contentious insolvency matters.
After completing the Legal Practice Course in 2012, Leon joined the firm as a paralegal. He commenced his training contract in 2016 and qualified as a solicitor in 2018. Leon is now a solicitor specialising in contentious insolvency matters based in the Norwich office.
- 2018: Howes Percival LLP, Solicitor
- 2016: Howes Percival LLP, Trainee Solicitor
- 2012 – 2016: Howes Percival LLP, Litigation Paralegal Team Leader and Debt Recovery Coordinator
- 2011 – 2012: Legal Practice Course, The College of Law, London Bloomsbury
- 2010: Graduated from the University of East Anglia
Litigation: A useful insight into de facto directorships
In the recent case of Integral Petroleum SA v Petrogat FZE and San Trade GmBh  EWHC 2686, Mrs Justice Moulder had to determine whether individuals had acted as de facto directors. Sue Austin considers that aspect of the judgment.
Insolvency: Dividend or Salary: Owner/Directors of Insolvent Companies Can’t Have it Both Ways
Profits available when interim dividends are paid determines if they are lawful; and quantum meruit is no defence to an unlawful dividends claim when the company is insolvent. Sarah Lee considers Global Corporate Ltd v Hale …
The New Directors Disqualification Limitation Period Considered
In the recent directors disqualification case of Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy v Rajinder Singh Bains [unreported], the defendant raised a preliminary issue on the new three year limitation period…
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