Morris joined Howes Percival in 1999 after having previously acted for directors in respect of both civil and criminal proceedings and also for insolvency practitioners on civil recovery actions. Morris has acted for the Insolvency Service for over 17 years and been the client partner since 2008. Morris is an Advisory Editor to Mithani: Directors Disqualification, a member of the R3 Eastern Region Committee and leads a team described by Chambers as “incredibly effective in directors’ disqualification matters”. Cases of note include Re Skyward Builders Plc, Re Crystal Palace FC (1986) Limited, Re Vintage Hallmark Plc, Secretary of State v Aaron & Others, Re Luton Town Football Club, Granville Technology Group Limited (Tiny Computers, Time Computers) UKLI, Wrapit and Tiuta.
- 2004 - Howes Percival LLP, Partner
- 2001 - Howes Percival, Associate
- 1999 - Howes Percival, Solicitor
- 1996 - Nicholsons, Solicitor
- 1996 - Walkers, Qualified
Corporate Governance Reforms: The Government’s Response
On 26 August 2018, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”) published a response to two separate consultations that both looked at issues of corporate governance and the UK corporate framework, and in particular…
Insolvency: Security for Costs Refused Because It Would Stifle an Insolvent Company’s Claim
The court will be cautious about refusing security for costs on the grounds that it would stifle a serious or genuine claim. Sarah Lee considers why the court was willing to do so in the recent decision to do in Absolute Living Developments…
Registration of Overseas Entities: An Update for Directors
On 23 July 2018, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”) published a draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill which would require overseas entities wishing to own land in the UK to take steps to identify…
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