Having qualified in 1986, David has over 30 years’ experience of Business Recovery & Turnaround work.

David advises officeholders, directors, shareholders, creditors, buyers & other stakeholders, in connection with all aspects of corporate insolvencies and restructuring. He advises on both contentious (litigation claims) and non-contentious/transactional based matters (including property & business and asset disposals)

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Representing stakeholders in the period prior to formal insolvency

Bringing & defending litigation claims, arising out of or from insolvencies and dealing with mediation

Buying & selling assets and businesses, arising out of or from insolvencies


  • “David Cleary and his team provide clear commercial pragmatic advice and will always discuss a situation or problem without the fee clock ticking

    - Tony Mitchell - Cranfield Recovery

  • “I have known David personally and professionally for a number of years and have instructed him in a variety of engagements.   David is approachable, conscientious and always committed to producing the best results for his clients.   His knowledge and wealth of experience has helped us achieve successful outcomes in many difficult and complex matters.”

    - Richard Rendle – R P Rendle & Co Ltd