Insolvency Practioners – Antony Batty & Co. Croydon Office

ABc Croydon opened its doors in December 2019

The ethos of our Croydon office, as with all of our offices, is to bring a local and personal service to our insolvency and business turnaround clients. We are an experienced and friendly team of insolvency practitioners and managers offering businesses and individuals in and around the Croydon area logical, expert insolvency, recovery and turnaround guidance when they need it.

We work with businesses, charities and individuals to help find practical, common sense solutions to financial difficulties. We’re proud of our traditional standards of integrity, professionalism and service, boasting a level of experience and expertise which is rarely seen outside the very largest firms.

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Our Key Team Members

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Steve Illes

Our Croydon office is headed up by Steve Illes.

Steve is a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner and has worked in Insolvency for over 25 years. He joined Antony Batty & Company in July 2018.  In his previous roles he has dealt with a number of high profile bankruptcy cases as well as contentious/investigative insolvency matters.  

Steve and Alex Tsang are responsible for the Pan Asia desk which is a new venture for ABc. This brings together the language skills to discuss insolvency matters in Cantonese, Mandarin and Nepalese.

He enjoys skiing, snowboarding and most sports, but for his sins is a Brighton & Hove Albion fan. Steve can be emailed direct on: or called on: 0208 088 1899 or 07968 533443.

Lauren Matlock

Lauren joined Antony Batty & Company early in January 2020, and an Insolvency Manager, with particular expertise in CVLs and MVLs. She is currently awaiting her Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (CPI) exam result, after which she will start studying for the Joint Insolvency Examination Board (JIEB) qualification.

Alex Tsang

Alex worked at RSM for 10 months, learning the ins and outs of the insolvency sector, before he started working for Antony Batty & Co in April 2020 as an Insolvency Administrator. He is a fluent speaker of Cantonese and speaks Mandarin at a conversational level, and along with Steve is responsible for the Pan Asia desk.

How we Fit into the Antony Batty & Company Family

ABc was formed in 1997 its headquarters have always been located in Central London. It is a well-established firm of insolvency practitioners offering the full range of restructuring and insolvency services to a nationwide client base.

We have a long and continuing history, as an independent Insolvency practice, of providing impartial and fair advice to our clients.

Our formula of offering “Big Four” service levels at sensible prices, with the personalised approach of a smaller firm to customer care, has proven a significant factor in attracting new business and company growth.

Our other offices are located in London, Brentwood, Salisbury, Bournemouth, South West & Wales, The Cotswolds and Reading/Thames Valley.

Our Croydon Office is located at:

33 George Street

T: 0208 088 1899

In Croydon, our experienced team of Insolvency Practitioners and Insolvency Case Officers, lead by Steve Illes, deals in all insolvency matters.

Click here to see our testimonials. If you, or a client, are facing insolvency, are based in and around the Croydon area, and need help and advice quickly, please contact us. The first discussion is FREE of charge.

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