Vivian is a Chartered Accountant and Licensed Insolvency Practitioner. He is also a partner in Begbies Traynor, a specialist insolvency and restructuring firm, and was for several years, a partner in a Big 4 firm of accountants carrying out similar work. Vivian deals with both companies and individuals in financial difficulty, regularly acting as administrator, administrative receiver, liquidator, supervisor and trustee in bankruptcy. His specialist experience goes back to the Rolls-Royce receivership, and since then, he has acted in respect of a wide variety of businesses, many with ongoing trade, besides others with overseas dimensions. He has also been a party in several legal decisions affecting insolvency, one of which is regarded as a landmark decision affecting property and insolvency. In addition to his insolvency career, he also is Director of Marketing of Redress Solutions, litigation funders, which he helped establish a few years ago.