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Our People

Meet our team of dedicated solicitors with extensive experience and knowledge.

Alistair Bacon

Founding Principal

E : abacon@amblaw.co.uk T : 020 3651 5647 M : 07881 554062

Alistair Bacon is the founding principal and managing director of AMB Law Limited having set up the practice in May 2013.  He previously worked in a number of firms in the City and beyond. He was educated at Marlborough College, University of Westminster (LLB), University College London (LLM) and the College of Law. Alistair qualified as a solicitor in 1992 and as a licensed insolvency practitioner in 2000.   Alistair has more than twenty-five years’ experience in advising in all areas of insolvency and corporate recovery. He has acted for all classes of stakeholders including the boards of public and private companies, many British and foreign banks, building societies and other commercial lenders, licensed insolvency practitioners, directors of insolvent companies, secured and unsecured creditors and individuals in financial distress. Alistair lives on the Suffolk coast. In his spare time he enjoys cooking and, when time permits, road cycling, golf, tennis and shooting.

Nick Bowman

Associate Partner

E : nbowman@amblaw.co.uk T : 01473 276154  M : 07824 861598

Nick is an associate partner having joined the firm in January 2017 to run our Commercial Litigation practice.  Since his qualification as a solicitor in 1999, Nick has worked at a number of firms in East Anglia and has gained a wide range of Commercial Litigation experience, especially in the spheres of Construction/Property litigation and in relation to Business and Partnership disputes. Nick is experienced in all areas of court work and also in relation to mediation, arbitration and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Nick lives with his family on the Essex/Suffolk border.  He is a keen sportsman - a regular tennis player and a golfer - and a self-confessed petrolhead.


Matthew Rice


E : mrice@amblaw.co.uk T : 020 3651 5704 or 01473 276181

Matthew is a commercial litigator with three years’ experience gained with a major firm with multiple offices nationally and globally.  Matthew gained a first in law at Nottingham Law School and a distinction in the LPC from the University of Law.

Matthew joined AMB Law in June 2018 and works across all departments assisting primarily with commercial litigation, insolvency and commercial property.

Stephen Carter

Consultant Solicitor

E : scarter@amblaw.co.uk T : 020 7329 4242

Stephen Carter is a solicitor and head of the firm’s Commercial Property practice. Stephen has nearly thirty years’ experience in all areas of commercial property including property finance and property insolvency. Stephen regularly acts for developers, financiers and other property professionals and has particular expertise in advising LPA receivers in relation to appointments over commercial property portfolios. Stephen gained much of his early experience in the London and Hong Kong offices of Stephenson Harwood and Watson Farley & Williams.   Stephen was a partner at Alan Taylor & Co in London and has acted as a property consultant to a number of law firms in the City. In his spare time, Stephen is a family man and a keen sportsman – particularly as a tennis player.

Let us advise you

We can navigate you through the tough period of insolvency to a successful conclusion. Our clients include SMEs and their directors, banks, building societies, and insolvency professionals.


Clients’ testimonials

“Many thanks Alistair; great work. I shall recommend your services whenever possible. It is a pleasure working with you.”

Jeremy Beck

Principal, Blackland Capital

“AMB Law are prompt and responsive and they get results. We appreciate their no-nonsense, practical advice.” Gerard Pearce

Finance Director, Damco UK Ltd

“We felt like we were Alistair’s most important client and he showed a level of commerciality and realism that ensured we navigated the grey zone of insolvency lawfully and to a successful conclusion.” Matt Johnston

Financial Director, Titan Outdoor Advertising

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