Kanika’s main focus is on contentious insolvency, fraud and asset recovery matters, often within an international and cross border context. 

Kanika deals with both corporate and personal insolvencies. 

Kanika’s main client base is insolvency practitioners but she also acts for directors of companies, advising them in relation to their duties. Kanika also acts more broadly on general commercial litigation matters such as shareholder disputes. 

More recently, Kanika has been turning her attention to the Indian Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code gaining an in-depth understanding of the legislation, its mechanics and challenges. She has delivered a training session to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India on the topic of personal insolvency and has acted in relation to the liquidation of a major Indian airline.  

Kanika has also been recognised as a recommended professional for restructuring and insolvency in the corporate restructuring and insolvency space in the Legal 500 directories.

Jurisdiction: England and Wales


  • Acted for the liquidators of 14 connected companies wound up on a public interest basis which included investigating issues of fraud and bringing claims against eight respondents. 
  • Acted for the liquidators of a major Indian airline advising on cross border issues relating to recognition and enforcement. 
  • Acted for a director advising in relation to claims being brought by liquidators regarding monies had prior to liquidation.