The Insolvency Department has announced the appointment of two new directors to its Official Receiver Services and Legal Services Directorates.
He revealed that Rob Peck is returning to the agency as Director of the Official Receivers Department after 6 years at the Home Office. Peck joined the Insolvency Department 29 years ago and was an Examiner before becoming the Official Receiver of his Croydon and Brighton offices.
At the Home Office, Peck has led 550 staff dealing with appeals against asylum and immigration decisions and most recently served as Head of Appeals, Disputes and Administrative Review.
According to the service, Peck will lead the agency’s largest branch, overseeing administration and legal investigations into bankruptcies and forced liquidations of businesses.
The service also said Jonathan Lupton has been appointed director of legal services. Lupton graduated as a lawyer in 1999 after completing his training contract with a specialist firm of licensed lawyers and insolvency practitioners in Yorkshire.
Throughout his career, Lupton has specialized in personal and corporate insolvency and is also a qualified insolvency practitioner, where he has held a number of personal and corporate insolvency office holder positions. business.
The firm said he had been a partner in a law firm leading its insolvency and corporate turnaround team and managing partner of a leading insolvency litigation finance firm, before joining the Insolvency Department in January 2019. Lupton is responsible for overseeing the agency’s criminal law enforcement. and legal work in civil litigation.