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Melania Constable

Senior Associate


Business Disputes, Real Estate & Construction


Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Corporate

Melania specialises in all personal and corporate insolvency matters.

She has particular expertise in non-contentious insolvency including advice to office holders, directors, lenders and other stakeholders in relation to corporate refinancing and restructuring assignments, security advice and the implementation of both formal and informal insolvency schemes such as administrations, voluntary arrangements, liquidations, receiverships and bankruptcy.

Melania also has significant experience dealing with contentious matters including antecedent recovery actions in both personal and corporate insolvencies and matrimonial home issues arising in bankruptcy.

Melania spent six months working in-house for a national firm of insolvency practitioners.

Melania is admitted to practise in England and Wales.


  • Advising a group of aggrieved creditors of a cargo airline (MK Airlines Ltd) and successfully challenged a Company Voluntary Arrangement which, the Court found, had been approved after material irregularities at a creditors' meeting
  • Advised and represented the administrators in the reported case of Harlequin Management Services (South East) Limited [2013] All ER (D) 202 concerning an application for a declaration that the Administrators had been validly appointed as a result of a failure to give notice of the Financial Conduct Authority (as required under FSMA 2000)
  • Advised BVI liquidators on a complex multimillion pound share sale and debt restructuring assignment involving an overseas hotel business