About Us

Who We Are

We are an independent, friendly and professional practice, adding value to directors, lenders, creditors, stakeholders, accountants and other advisers by providing proactive and pragmatic solutions to businesses or individuals in financial difficulty.  

Our ethos is to find the best solution for all parties, and promote continuity of business and employment, whilst offering an excellent service at a reasonable cost.

Our Directors

Lewis Business Recovery and Insolvency - Gareth Lewis

Gareth Lewis

Gareth is a licensed insolvency practitioner, with experience in all aspects of business recovery and formal insolvency, both corporate and personal. Having originally trained in the general practice of an independent firm of accountants, Gareth chose to specialise in business recovery and insolvency in 1999.

He has gained experience in most sectors over his career, with particular expertise in:

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Property
  • Retail
  • Financial Services
  • Charities and other not for profit entities

He is a member of the association of business recovery professionals (R3), and is a regular speaker for their introductory programme, for graduates and new business recovery professionals. Away from the office he enjoys playing the guitar, is a fair weather golfer, and Leeds United supporter.

Lewis Business Recovery and Insolvency - David Hodgson

David Hodgson

David started his insolvency career in 1986. Prior to this David’s background was in credit management and commercial debt collection.

After five years of lecturing to students of the Institute of Credit Management, through a series of fortunate coincidences, David fell into the world of insolvency.

David trained in a top 10 firm before joining the insolvency department of an independent practice in 1992 at manager level.

In 2002, David was made partner and served in this capacity until the business was acquired in 2007.

Since then, David has been a director of national and independent practices, before joining Lewis Business Recovery and Insolvency as a director in 2013.