Darren qualified in 1997 and has over 16 years experience in acting for Insolvency Practitioners, Directors, Companies and Individuals in advising on a full range of issues arising out of insolvency. Darren has been recognised in Chambers Legal Directory for his work as an insolvency solicitor and has lead two firm’s departments in achieving recognition in Legal 500.

The 2017 edition of Legal 500, Darren received high praise:

“The key figure is the ‘very knowledgeable, technical and commercial’  Darren Stone in Brighton who advises insolvency practitioners during both contentious and non-contentious insolvency matters, but also acts for companies, directors and individuals directly. Typical work includes validity of appointment cases, company restorations, recovery of assets, retention-of-title claims, annulment applications, voluntary arrangements and insolvency transactions. ”

His experience includes successfully bringing and defending winding up and bankruptcy petitions, acting in matrimonial home claims in bankruptcy, defending statutory demands, advising on office holder claims, defending director disqualification proceedings, obtaining the Court’s permission for disqualified directors to be allowed to be a director as well as permission for directors to re-use a prohibited name. He is regularly instructed by Insolvency Practitioners to advise on technical issues as well as recovery of assets for the benefit creditors. Previously Head of Insolvency at Mayo Wynne Baxter, Darren has decided to join our flexible way of working at Cognitive Law. We are delighted to have Darren on board!

Darren can offer individuals a choice of fee structures such as a fixed fee or hourly rate.