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Mukhtiar Otwal

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Telephone 020 7831 0222
Email mo@42br.com

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Mukhtiar Otwal - 42 Bedford Row


Mukhtiar is a highly regarded commercial/chancery practitioner with very wide experience.  His practice encompasses specialist advisory work and representation in the following interrelated areas of law:

  • Commercial/business
  • Contract
  • Corporate insolvency/bankruptcy
  • Land/property
  • Wills/probate

Clients repeatedly go to Mukhtiar for the clear and practical advice he gives, together with his outstanding advocacy and substantial litigation experience in court.   He is greatly valued for his ability to get straight to the core of a problem and meticulous attention to detail.  Mukhtiar is steadfastly dependable and frequently recommended by solicitors to both their colleagues and others.

Corporate Insolvency/Bankruptcy

Mukhtiar regularly undertake cases in all areas of corporate insolvency and individual bankruptcy.  He acts for liquidators and trustees.  He also represents individuals and acts on behalf of businesses of all sizes, including companies and partnerships.

Mukhtiar’s expertise covers all areas of insolvency, from cases involving complex issues arising from administrations and the actions of liquidators, to restraining the presentation of winding up petitions based on disputed debts in statutory demands.

Examples of work:

  • Acting on behalf of a liquidator in a misfeasance claim against a company director.
  • Successfully opposing on behalf of a trustee in bankruptcy a claim by a mortgagee bank to an interest over the bankrupt’s assets.
  • Striking out a winding up petition improperly presented on the basis of a disputed debt.
  • Acting on behalf of a trustee in bankruptcy in realising disputed bankruptcy assets, necessitating determination of beneficial interests in commercial properties and tracing.

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