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Stuart is a Partner in our Commercial Litigation team. Since qualification, he has specialised exclusively in insolvency litigation and is renowned for his work in both personal and corporate insolvency. He has experience of advising and representing solicitors facing insolvency issues.

“He has been very supportive, he explains matters well, he is proactive, he thinks outside of the box when it is needed, and he has been very impressive.” Chambers and Partners 2021

Stuart Lindley draws praise from clients for his personable style and insolvency knowledge. He advises clients on contentious personal insolvency issues. Chambers and Partners 2020

Stuart Lindley... acts for both debtors and trustees in bankruptcy on a range of personal insolvency issues, including defending solicitors and directors from insolvency proceedings…. ‘He’s knowledgeable and responds quickly.’ Chambers and Partners 2018

Stuart Lindley is a talented litigator and works with clients on both corporate and personal insolvency matters. ‘He’s very competent, knows the law and is very easy to deal with – he identifies problems and finds solutions,’ says one impressed source. Chambers and Partners 2016

Stuart Lindley is described by sources as a ‘technically astute, no-nonsense lawyer, who will find practical solutions to problems.’ Chambers and Partners 2015

Stuart is a first-class solicitor, with a proactive and highly commercial approach to litigation. I cannot recommend him highly enough. National Head of Investigations, City accountancy firm

Stuart is a very able and gifted lawyer. He is a pleasure to work with, along with being insightful, diligent, thoroughly reliable and highly competent. National Head of Creditor Services, City accountancy firm

Areas of Expertise

  • Advising officeholders, directors and other individuals in all aspects of contentious insolvency
  • Stuart has particular expertise in personal insolvency and has had a number of reported cases
  • Training a number of organisations on insolvency issues, including R3


  • Realising domestic and overseas assets for the benefit of creditors
  • Defending officeholders from applications challenging their appointment
  • Defending officeholders from applications challenging their remuneration
  • Achieving significant results in respect of antecedent transactions
  • Advising on the administration of several well-known companies
  • Advising on the bankruptcy of various well-known individuals