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Dawn McCambley

| Call 2005

Profile: Insolvency

Dawn has extensive experience of both corporate and personal insolvency. She is frequently instructed by officeholders, directors, individuals and insolvent companies. Dawn’s practice has seen an increase in instructions to advise on and appear in cases involving claims against directors for misfeasance and/or breach of fiduciary duty, transaction avoidance and wrongful trading.


Dawn regularly advises on and appears in winding-up petitions and connected matters such as injunctions to restrain the presentation or advertisement of petitions, validation orders, applications for administrations (and extensions thereof), and applications for and against office holders.

Previously, Dawn was junior counsel to the BIS for directors’ disqualification directions hearings, which provided extensive experience of directors’ duties, particularly within an insolvency context. Dawn’s personal insolvency practice includes instructions from both trustees in bankruptcy and individuals on various matters, including annulments, applications concerning determination of beneficial interests and consequent orders for possession and sale. She is also regularly instructed in applications to set aside statutory demands, disputed petitions and public/private examinations.

In addition, Dawn is regularly instructed in connection with the technical aspects of the insolvency regime and procedure.

Her recent work includes:

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