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Re Hellas Telecommunications (Luxembourg) II S.C.A; (1) Andrew Hosking (2) Simon Bonney v (1) Nautadutilh Avocats Luxembourg (2) Margaretha Wilkenhuysen (3) Jean-Michel Schmit (4) Jose Weydert (5) Wind Telecom S.p.A.; [2013] BPIR 756 03 APR 2014

Re Hellas Telecommunications (Luxembourg) II S.C.A; (1) Andrew Hosking (2) Simon Bonney v (1) Nautadutilh Avocats Luxembourg (2) Margaretha Wilkenhuysen (3) Jean-Michel Schmit (4) Jose Weydert (5) Wind Telecom S.p.A.; [2013] BPIR 756

Chancery Division, Mr Registrar Jones, 24 July 2013) The joint liquidators of Hellas...

The Companies (Cross-Border Mergers) Regulations 2007 03 APR 2014

The Companies (Cross-Border Mergers) Regulations 2007

By Nicholas Briggs (LL.M Bristol) Barrister The High Court Chancery Division has...

Frustration and Disability Discrimination 17 FEB 2014

Frustration and Disability Discrimination

James Wibberley, Guildhall Chambers The doctrine of frustration has historically been seen as...

Re Sheridan Millennium Ltd; Curistan v Keenan [2013] NICh 13 19 DEC 2013

Re Sheridan Millennium Ltd; Curistan v Keenan [2013] NICh 13

(Chancery Division, McCloskey J, 16 September 2013) The ‘harm' contemplated in paragraph 75...

Companies (Cross-Border Mergers) Regulations 2007 19 DEC 2013

Companies (Cross-Border Mergers) Regulations 2007

Protection of stakeholders Nicholas Briggs (LL.M Bristol) Barrister Guildhall Chambers,...

The Insolvency carve out – use and abuse 19 DEC 2013

The Insolvency carve out – use and abuse

Hugh Sims & Holly Doyle Guildhall Chambers, Bristol Introduction 1. The concept of...

Maresca v Brookfield Development and Construction Ltd and Pursall [2013] EWHC 3151 (Ch) 19 DEC 2013

Maresca v Brookfield Development and Construction Ltd and Pursall [2013] EWHC 3151 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, Norris J, 16 October 2013) The petitioner and the second respondent, who...

O’Donnell and O’Donnell v the Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland [2013] EWCA Civ 956 19 DEC 2013

O’Donnell and O’Donnell v the Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland [2013] EWCA Civ 956

(Court of Appeal, The Chancellor, 26 June 2013) Mr and Mrs O'Donnell appealed to the Court of...

Re Hellas Telecommunications (Luxembourg) II S.C.A; (1) Andrew Hosking (2) Simon Bonney v (1) Nautadutilh Avocats Luxembourg (2) Margaretha Wilkenhuysen (3) Jean-Michel Schmit (4) Jose Weydert (5) Wind Telecom S.p.A.; [2013] BPIR 756 19 DEC 2013

Re Hellas Telecommunications (Luxembourg) II S.C.A; (1) Andrew Hosking (2) Simon Bonney v (1) Nautadutilh Avocats Luxembourg (2) Margaretha Wilkenhuysen (3) Jean-Michel Schmit (4) Jose Weydert (5) Wind Telecom S.p.A.; [2013] BPIR 756

(Chancery Division, Mr Registrar Jones, 24 July 2013) The joint liquidators of Hellas...

Christian Van Buggenhout and Ilse Van de Mierop, acting as liquidators in the insolvency of Grontimmo SA v Banque Internationale à Luxembourg SA 19 DEC 2013

Christian Van Buggenhout and Ilse Van de Mierop, acting as liquidators in the insolvency of Grontimmo SA v Banque Internationale à Luxembourg SA

(CJEU, 19 September 2013) This is a decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union...

Donald McKinnon v Richard Graham [2013] EWHC 2870 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 1070 19 DEC 2013

Donald McKinnon v Richard Graham [2013] EWHC 2870 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 1070

(Chancery Division, HHJ Behrens, 20 September 2013) Mr Graham applied to HHJ Behrens for...

Hellard & Wade v Chadwick & Tehrani 19 DEC 2013

Hellard & Wade v Chadwick & Tehrani

(Registrar Barber, 22 November 2013,(unrep.)) This is a case involving similar considerations...

Re Arm Asset Backed Securities SA [2013] EWHC 3351 (Ch) 19 DEC 2013

Re Arm Asset Backed Securities SA [2013] EWHC 3351 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, David Richards J, 9 October 2013) A company incorporated in Luxembourg...

Section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 08 NOV 2013

Section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013

Abigail Stamp and James Bentley, Guildhall Chambers   Section 69 and the reasoning...

Creditors ain’t what they used to be – The landscape after Nortel 17 OCT 2013

Creditors ain’t what they used to be – The landscape after Nortel

Paul French Guildhall Chambers, Bristol Introduction 1.         The headline news in...

Schrade v Sparkasse Ludenscheid 26 SEP 2013

Schrade v Sparkasse Ludenscheid

(Chancery Division, Chief Registrar Baister, 19 July 2013) S was a German national. He lost...

(1) Webster (2) Webster v Mackay [2013] EWHC 2571 (Ch) 26 SEP 2013

(1) Webster (2) Webster v Mackay [2013] EWHC 2571 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, His Honour Judge Purle QC (sitting as a High Court judge), 19 July 2013) ...

Re Akaydin and Others [2013] BPIR 539 26 SEP 2013

Re Akaydin and Others [2013] BPIR 539

(Chief Registrar Baister, 17 April 2013) Two couples had emigrated from the UK. They all...

Consolidated Finance Ltd v (1) Collins (2) Collins; Consolidated Finance Ltd v Rothoff; Consolidated Finance Ltd v (1) Bailey (2) Bailey; Consolidated Finance Ltd v (1) Toye (2) Toye (The Office of Fair Trading Intervening) [2013] EWCA Civ 475; [2013] BPI 26 SEP 2013

Consolidated Finance Ltd v (1) Collins (2) Collins; Consolidated Finance Ltd v Rothoff; Consolidated Finance Ltd v (1) Bailey (2) Bailey; Consolidated Finance Ltd v (1) Toye (2) Toye (The Office of Fair Trading Intervening) [2013] EWCA Civ 475; [2013] BPI

(Court of Appeal, Arden, Sullivan LJJ and Sir Stanley Burnton, 8 May 2013) C provided...

Darbyshire v Turpin and Another [2013] EWHC 954 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 558 26 SEP 2013

Darbyshire v Turpin and Another [2013] EWHC 954 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 558

(Chancery Division, Arnold J, 1 March 2013) D applied to set aside a statutory demand that...

Dowland v The Architects Registration Board [2013] EWHC 893 (Admin); [2013] BPIR 566 26 SEP 2013

Dowland v The Architects Registration Board [2013] EWHC 893 (Admin); [2013] BPIR 566

(Administrative Court, Simon J, 19 April 2013) D, an architect, failed to pay judgment...

Re GP Aviation Group International Ltd [2013] EWHC 1447 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 576 26 SEP 2013

Re GP Aviation Group International Ltd [2013] EWHC 1447 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 576

(Chancery Division, His Honour Judge Pelling QC (sitting as a High Court judge), 4 June 2013) ...

Jones v Financial Services Authority [2013] BPIR 589 and [2013] EWHC 2731 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 589 26 SEP 2013

Jones v Financial Services Authority [2013] BPIR 589 and [2013] EWHC 2731 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 589

(Chancery Division, District Judge Giles, 8 May 2013) J was a partner in FH, a firm of...

Liggett and Others v Northern Bank Ltd [2013] NIMaster 10; [2013] BPIR 595 26 SEP 2013

Liggett and Others v Northern Bank Ltd [2013] NIMaster 10; [2013] BPIR 595

(Chancery Division, Master Kelly, 21 April 2013) Land owned by MH was disclaimed under...

Re McNally; McNally v (1) Dymond (2) National Westminster Bank plc [2012] EWHC 1685 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 604 26 SEP 2013

Re McNally; McNally v (1) Dymond (2) National Westminster Bank plc [2012] EWHC 1685 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 604

(Chancery Division, District Judge Musgrave, 31 August 2012) A bank had security over the...

Official Receiver for Northern Ireland v Mallon [2013] NIMaster 9; [2013] BPIR 621 26 SEP 2013

Official Receiver for Northern Ireland v Mallon [2013] NIMaster 9; [2013] BPIR 621

(Chancery Division, Master Kelly, 15 April 2013) In 1995 M's father had sold a property to...

Provisional Liquidation – a recent example 26 SEP 2013

Provisional Liquidation – a recent example

Christopher Brockman Guildhall Chambers, Bristol In the recent decision in HM Revenue...

Secondus v Atkinson (As Trustee in Bankruptcy of Ene Baleme Secondus) [2013] BPIR 632 26 SEP 2013

Secondus v Atkinson (As Trustee in Bankruptcy of Ene Baleme Secondus) [2013] BPIR 632

(Chancery Division, Registrar Jones, 17 May 2013) S applied to annul her bankruptcy under...

Thames Chambers Solicitors v Miah [2013] EWHC 1245 (QB); [2013] BPIR 650 26 SEP 2013

Thames Chambers Solicitors v Miah [2013] EWHC 1245 (QB); [2013] BPIR 650

(Queen's Bench Division, Tugendhat J, 16 May 2013) S issued debt proceedings against M...

The Trustees of the Olympic Airlines SA Pension and Life Insurance Scheme v Olympic Airlines SA [2013] EWCA Civ 643; [2013] BPIR 663 26 SEP 2013

The Trustees of the Olympic Airlines SA Pension and Life Insurance Scheme v Olympic Airlines SA [2013] EWCA Civ 643; [2013] BPIR 663

(Court of Appeal, Moore-Bick LJ, Sir Stephen Sedley and Sir Bernard Rix, 6 June 2013) On...

Warner v (1) Barnes (2) Barnes [2012] EWHC 4223 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 677 26 SEP 2013

Warner v (1) Barnes (2) Barnes [2012] EWHC 4223 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 677

(Chancery Division, Sales J, 21 August 2012) In December 2008 Mr B and Mrs B, former UK...

Smith-Evans v Smailes 26 SEP 2013

Smith-Evans v Smailes

(Chancery Division, His Honour Judge Purle QC (sitting as a High Court judge), 29 July 2013) ...

Re Kurd (A Bankrupt): Earp v (1) Kurd (2) Kurd 26 SEP 2013

Re Kurd (A Bankrupt): Earp v (1) Kurd (2) Kurd

(Chancery Division, Nicholas Strauss QC (sitting as a deputy High Court judge, 10 September...

Re Salliss (In Bankruptcy); Salliss v Hunt 26 SEP 2013

Re Salliss (In Bankruptcy); Salliss v Hunt

(Chancery Division, Deputy Registrar Garwood, 25 March 2013) A bankruptcy order was made...

O’Donnell v The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland (No. 2) [2013] EWHC 489 (Ch) 26 SEP 2013

O’Donnell v The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland (No. 2) [2013] EWHC 489 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, Newey J, 6 March 2013) On 21 December 2012, Newey J dismissed the...

Times Newspapers Ltd v McNamara 26 SEP 2013

Times Newspapers Ltd v McNamara

(Chancery Division, Chief Registrar Baister, 13 August 2013) M, an Irish property developer...

Spotlight on Receivers 28 AUG 2013

Spotlight on Receivers

Neil Levy and Holly Doyle Guildhall Chambers Introduction 1. This paper is intended to...

The Statutory Test for Insolvency - S 123 IA 1986 28 AUG 2013

The Statutory Test for Insolvency - S 123 IA 1986

BNY Corporate Trustees Services Ltd and Others v Eurosail- UK 2007 -3BL PLC [2013] UKSC 28 ...

The UK Opts into Europe: Working with Johnny Foreigner 28 AUG 2013

The UK Opts into Europe: Working with Johnny Foreigner

Stefan Ramel and Chris Laughton Guildhall Chambers and Mercer & Cole Introduction ...

Voluntary Arrangements; Assets and Liabilities 28 AUG 2013

Voluntary Arrangements; Assets and Liabilities

Paul French and Giles Frampton Guildhall Chambers and Richard J Smith & Co ...

Impact on Insolvency of the draft Deregulation Bill 28 AUG 2013

Impact on Insolvency of the draft Deregulation Bill

Christopher Brockman Guildhall Chambers The draft Deregulation Bill was published in July...

Re Danka Business Systems plc (In Members’ Voluntary Liquidation) [2013] EWCA Civ 92; [2013] BPIR 432 26 AUG 2013

Re Danka Business Systems plc (In Members’ Voluntary Liquidation) [2013] EWCA Civ 92; [2013] BPIR 432

(Court of Appeal, Mummery, Patten and Treacy LJJ, 19 February 2013) A company was in a...

Garwood (as Trustee of the Estate in Bankruptcy of Adekumbi Ebrahim Fabumni-Stone) v Bank of Scotland plc [2012] EWHC 415 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 450 26 AUG 2013

Garwood (as Trustee of the Estate in Bankruptcy of Adekumbi Ebrahim Fabumni-Stone) v Bank of Scotland plc [2012] EWHC 415 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 450

(Chancery Division, Norris J, 4 March 2013) FS purchased a property with a mortgage from...

Glatt v Sinclair [2013] EWCA Civ 241; [2013] BPIR 468 26 AUG 2013

Glatt v Sinclair [2013] EWCA Civ 241; [2013] BPIR 468

(Court of Appeal, Maurice Kay, Moses and Davis LJJ, 26 March 2013) The Court of Appeal held...

(1) Bonney (2) Hughes-Holland v (1) Mirpuri (2) Franses [2013] BPIR 412 26 AUG 2013

(1) Bonney (2) Hughes-Holland v (1) Mirpuri (2) Franses [2013] BPIR 412

(Registrar Jones, 7 March 2013) M was the subject of an Individual Voluntary Arrangement...

Re Baroque Investments Ltd [2012] EWHC 2886 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 405 26 AUG 2013

Re Baroque Investments Ltd [2012] EWHC 2886 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 405

(Chancery Division, The Chancellor of the High Court, 22 October 2012) A tenant went into...

Arif v Anwar [2013] EWHC 624 (Fam); [2013] BPIR 389 26 AUG 2013

Arif v Anwar [2013] EWHC 624 (Fam); [2013] BPIR 389

(Family Division, Norris J, 21 March 2013) H was made bankrupt on his own petition shortly...

HSBC Bank plc v Tambrook Jersey Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 576; [2013] BPIR 484 26 AUG 2013

HSBC Bank plc v Tambrook Jersey Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 576; [2013] BPIR 484

(Court of Appeal, Longmore, McFarlane and Davis LJJ, 22 May 2013) The Jersey court asked for...

Moseley v Solicitors Regulation Authority [2013] EWHC 2108 (Admin) 26 AUG 2013

Moseley v Solicitors Regulation Authority [2013] EWHC 2108 (Admin)

(Administrative Court, Lewis J, 28 June 2013) A bankruptcy order had been made against M, a...

Kremen v Agrest and Chesnokov [2013] EWCA Civ 41; [2013] BPIR 497 26 AUG 2013

Kremen v Agrest and Chesnokov [2013] EWCA Civ 41; [2013] BPIR 497

(Court of Appeal, Thorpe and Moore-Bick LJJ, 5 February 2013) Following their divorce, H was...

O’Donnell v the Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland [2012] EWHC 3749 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 509 26 AUG 2013

O’Donnell v the Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland [2012] EWHC 3749 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 509

(Chancery Division, Newey J, 21 December 2012) The debtor and his wife were Irish nationals...

Official Receiver v (1) Cooksey (2) Jones [2013] BPIR 526 26 AUG 2013

Official Receiver v (1) Cooksey (2) Jones [2013] BPIR 526

(District Judge Stewart, 30 April 2012) The trustee in bankruptcy obtained an order...

Sun Legend Investments Ltd v Jade Yuk Kuen Ho [2013] BPIR 532 26 AUG 2013

Sun Legend Investments Ltd v Jade Yuk Kuen Ho [2013] BPIR 532

(District Judge Musgrave, 8 March 2013) A creditor obtained a judgment against the debtor in...

Evans v Finance-U-Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 869 26 AUG 2013

Evans v Finance-U-Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 869

(Court of Appeal, Mummery, Patten and Black LJJ, 18 July 2013) The defendant was entitled to...

Re Kapoor (In Bankruptcy); Hellard v Kapoor [2013] EWHC 2204 (Ch) 26 AUG 2013

Re Kapoor (In Bankruptcy); Hellard v Kapoor [2013] EWHC 2204 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, Penelope Reed QC (sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court), 25 July...

Golstein v Bishop [2013] EWHC 1706 (Ch) 12 JUL 2013

Golstein v Bishop [2013] EWHC 1706 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, Christopher Nugee QC (sitting as a deputy High Court judge), 18 June 2013)...

Miller v (1) Gallo (2) Pastore 12 JUL 2013

Miller v (1) Gallo (2) Pastore

(Chancery Division, Mann J, 13 June 2013) P and G were co-owners of a leasehold property. A...

Mawer v Bland 12 JUL 2013

Mawer v Bland

(Chancery Division, Rose J, 12 June 2013) At a time when B was made bankrupt, he had...

Kemsley v (1) Barclays Bank plc (2) Fry (3) Provan [2013] EWHC 1274 (Ch) 12 JUL 2013

Kemsley v (1) Barclays Bank plc (2) Fry (3) Provan [2013] EWHC 1274 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, Roth J, 15 May 2013) After his property empire collapsed, K moved to...

Re Kemsley (Case no 12-13570 (JMP)) 12 JUL 2013

Re Kemsley (Case no 12-13570 (JMP))

(United States Bankruptcy Court (Southern District of New York), Honorable James M. Peck (United...

Bank of Ireland v Gill 12 JUL 2013

Bank of Ireland v Gill

(Chancery Division, Asplin J, 24 May 2013) G's application to set aside the bank's statutory...

(1) Hunt (2) Hunt v Conwy County Borough Council [2013] EWHC 1154 (Ch) 12 JUL 2013

(1) Hunt (2) Hunt v Conwy County Borough Council [2013] EWHC 1154 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, Sir William Blackburne, 8 May 2013) Land owned by Mr H vested in his...

Consolidated Finance Limited v (1) Collins (2) Collins [2013] EWCA Civ 475 12 JUL 2013

Consolidated Finance Limited v (1) Collins (2) Collins [2013] EWCA Civ 475

(Court of Appeal, Arden, Sullivan LJJ and Sir Stanley Burnton, 8 May 2013) C provided...

Cole v Billington [2013] EWCA Civ 502 12 JUL 2013

Cole v Billington [2013] EWCA Civ 502

(Court of Appeal, Lloyd and Floyd LJJ, 17 April 2013) B and her husband sold their jointly...

Re GP Aviation Group International Ltd; Williams v Glover and Pearson [2013] EWHC 1447 (Ch) 12 JUL 2013

Re GP Aviation Group International Ltd; Williams v Glover and Pearson [2013] EWHC 1447 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, His Honour Judge Pelling QC, 4 June 2013) The right of a company to...

Re Information Governance Ltd; Hall v Popham 12 JUL 2013

Re Information Governance Ltd; Hall v Popham

(David Richards J) The court declined to make an administration order on the application of a...

SED Essex Ltd v Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs [2013] EWHC 1583 (Ch) 12 JUL 2013

SED Essex Ltd v Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs [2013] EWHC 1583 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, John Randall QC, 14 June 2013) The court dismissed an application to...

RC Brewery Ltd v The Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs [2013] EWHC 1184 (Ch) 12 JUL 2013

RC Brewery Ltd v The Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs [2013] EWHC 1184 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, Warren J, 10 May 2013) The court declined to make a validation order in...

BNY Corporate Trustee Services Ltd v Eurosail-UK 2007-3BL plc and others [2013] UKSC 28; [2013] 1 WLR 14808 12 JUL 2013

BNY Corporate Trustee Services Ltd v Eurosail-UK 2007-3BL plc and others [2013] UKSC 28; [2013] 1 WLR 14808

(Supreme Court, Lords Hope, Walker, Mance, Sumption and Carnwath, 9 May 2013) Sections...

Jackson & Buchanan (Joint Liquidators of Harvest Finance Ltd) v Cannons Law Practice LLP (3976 of 2012) 12 JUL 2013

Jackson & Buchanan (Joint Liquidators of Harvest Finance Ltd) v Cannons Law Practice LLP (3976 of 2012)

(Chancery Division, Registrar Jones, 7 May 2013) Where an application pursuant to s 236 of...

Re McNally; McNally v (1) Dymond (2) National Westminster Bank plc [2013] EWHC 1685 (Ch) 12 JUL 2013

Re McNally; McNally v (1) Dymond (2) National Westminster Bank plc [2013] EWHC 1685 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, His Honour Judge Purle QC (sitting as a judge of the High Court), 17 June...

Re Kole-Emmanuel 12 JUL 2013

Re Kole-Emmanuel

(Administrative Court, Haddon-Cave J, 26 June 2013) In criminal proceedings, a confiscation...

R (on the application of Howard) v Official Receiver [2013] EWHC 1839 (Admin) 12 JUL 2013

R (on the application of Howard) v Official Receiver [2013] EWHC 1839 (Admin)

(Administrative Court, Stadlen J, 28 June 2013) H obtained a debt relief order. The Official...

Personal and Corporate Insolvency update 12 JUL 2013

Personal and Corporate Insolvency update

Katie Gibb & Daisy Brown Guildhall Chambers Corporate Insolvency Whether funds paid...

Claims against Third Parties 12 JUL 2013

Claims against Third Parties

Jeremy Bamford and Simon Passfield Guildhall Chambers A.  Introduction 1. This paper...

A Year in the Life of Administration 12 JUL 2013

A Year in the Life of Administration

Nicholas Briggs and Catherine Burton Guildhall Chambers and DLA Piper The Insolvency Act...

Criminal records checks: an uncertain future? 12 JUL 2013

Criminal records checks: an uncertain future?

Debbie Grennan Despite extensive recent changes, the system for criminal record checks remains...

Section 304 of the Insolvency Act 1986 and appellant jurisdiction; McGuire v Rose [2013] EWCA Civ 429 22 MAY 2013

Section 304 of the Insolvency Act 1986 and appellant jurisdiction; McGuire v Rose [2013] EWCA Civ 429

Nicholas Briggs Permission to make a second appeal to the court of appeal- test for...

Bramston v Haut: back door to suspension of automatic discharge firmly shut and bolted 22 MAY 2013

Bramston v Haut: back door to suspension of automatic discharge firmly shut and bolted

Paul French Introduction 1. It always seemed an odd decision. In Bramston v Haut [2012]...

Putting off the evil day; IVA proposals and adjourning bankruptcy petitions 22 MAY 2013

Putting off the evil day; IVA proposals and adjourning bankruptcy petitions

Paul French Introduction 1. Two recent cases have illustrated the approach of the Court...

Re Quantum Distribution (UK) Ltd (In Liquidation) [2012] CSOH 191; [2013] BPIR 117 22 MAY 2013

Re Quantum Distribution (UK) Ltd (In Liquidation) [2012] CSOH 191; [2013] BPIR 117

(Outer House, Court of Session, Lord Hodge, 18 December 2012) The Scottish court, having...

Smith v 1st Credit (Finance) Ltd and Another [2012] EWHC 2600 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 129 22 MAY 2013

Smith v 1st Credit (Finance) Ltd and Another [2012] EWHC 2600 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 129

(Chancery Divison, Nicholas Strauss QC (sitting as a deputy High Court judge), 29 September...

Williams (Trustee in Bankruptcy of Taylor) v (1) Taylor (2) Raines [2012] EWCA Civ 1443; [2013] BPIR 133 22 MAY 2013

Williams (Trustee in Bankruptcy of Taylor) v (1) Taylor (2) Raines [2012] EWCA Civ 1443; [2013] BPIR 133

(Court of Appeal, Lloyd, Ward and Rafferty LJJ, 23 October 2012) At about the same time as a...

Withers LLP v Harrison-Welch and Another [2012] EWHC 3077 (QB); [2013] BPIR 145 22 MAY 2013

Withers LLP v Harrison-Welch and Another [2012] EWHC 3077 (QB); [2013] BPIR 145

(Queen's Bench Division, His Honour Judge Shaun Spencer QC (sitting as a High Court judge),...

Bank Handlowy W Warszawie SA and Another v Christianapol Sp z oo Case C-116/11; [2013] BPIR 174 22 MAY 2013

Bank Handlowy W Warszawie SA and Another v Christianapol Sp z oo Case C-116/11; [2013] BPIR 174

(European Court of Justice, 22 November 2012) A company entered into sauvegarde proceedings...

Re Blair Carnegie Nimmo as Liquidator of St Margaret’s School Edinburgh Ltd [2013] CSOH 4; [2013] BPIR 188 22 MAY 2013

Re Blair Carnegie Nimmo as Liquidator of St Margaret’s School Edinburgh Ltd [2013] CSOH 4; [2013] BPIR 188

(Court of Session, Outer House, Lord Malcolm, 11 January 2013) The Scottish court gave...

Davis v Price [2013] EWHC 323 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 200 22 MAY 2013

Davis v Price [2013] EWHC 323 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 200

(Chancery Division, David Richards J, 21 February 2013) Two debtors proposed Individual...

Die Sparkasse Bremen AG v Armutcu [2012] EWHC 4026 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 210 22 MAY 2013

Die Sparkasse Bremen AG v Armutcu [2012] EWHC 4026 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 210

(Chancery Division, Proudman J, 6 November 2012) A secured creditor successfully obtained the...

Ebbvale Ltd v Hosking (Trustee in Bankruptcy of Andreas Sofroniou Michaelides) [2013] UKPC 1; [2013] BPIR 219 21 MAY 2013

Ebbvale Ltd v Hosking (Trustee in Bankruptcy of Andreas Sofroniou Michaelides) [2013] UKPC 1; [2013] BPIR 219

(Privy Council, Lords Walker, Mance, Clarke, Wilson and Carnwath, 30 January 2013) The...

Fabb and Others v Peters and Others [2013] EWHC 296 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 264 21 MAY 2013

Fabb and Others v Peters and Others [2013] EWHC 296 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 264

(Chancery Division, His Honour Judge Purle QC (sitting as a High Court judge), 18 January 2013)...

Phillips & Co (A Firm) v Bath Housing Co-Operative Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 1591; [2013] BPIR 102 21 MAY 2013

Phillips & Co (A Firm) v Bath Housing Co-Operative Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 1591; [2013] BPIR 102

(Court of Appeal, Longmore, Lloyd and McFarlane LJJ, 11 December 2012) A form of solicitors...

Francis v Solomon Taylor & Shaw (A Firm) [2013] EWHC 9 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 314 21 MAY 2013

Francis v Solomon Taylor & Shaw (A Firm) [2013] EWHC 9 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 314

(Chancery Division, Roger Wyand QC (sitting as a deputy High Court judge), 11 January 2013) F...

Fortress Value Recovery Fund LLC v Blue Skye Special Opportunities Fund LP [2013] EWHC 14 (Comm); [2013] BPIR 276 21 MAY 2013

Fortress Value Recovery Fund LLC v Blue Skye Special Opportunities Fund LP [2013] EWHC 14 (Comm); [2013] BPIR 276

(Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court, Flaux J, 16 January 2013) An investment scheme...

Oraki and Another v Dean & Dean (A Firm) and Defty (Trustee in Bankruptcy of The Orakis) [2012] EWHC 2885 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 88 21 MAY 2013

Oraki and Another v Dean & Dean (A Firm) and Defty (Trustee in Bankruptcy of The Orakis) [2012] EWHC 2885 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 88

(Chancery Division, Robert Ham QC (sitting as a deputy High Court judge), 23 October 2012) ...

McRoberts v McRoberts [2012] EWHC 2966 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 77 21 MAY 2013

McRoberts v McRoberts [2012] EWHC 2966 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 77

(Chancery Division, Hildyard J, 1 November 2012) By a consent order in ancillary relief...

Hughmans Solicitors v Central Stream Services Ltd and Hunt [2012] EWCA Civ 1720; [2013] BPIR 322 21 MAY 2013

Hughmans Solicitors v Central Stream Services Ltd and Hunt [2012] EWCA Civ 1720; [2013] BPIR 322

(Court of Appeal, Ward and Hughes LJJ and David Richards J, 20 December 2012) The appellants...

Equifax plc v Smeaton [2013] EWCA Civ 108; [2013] BPIR 231 21 MAY 2013

Equifax plc v Smeaton [2013] EWCA Civ 108; [2013] BPIR 231

(Court of Appeal, Tomlinson, Davis LJJ and Sir Robin Jacob, 20 February 2013) S sought...

Harvey v Dunbar Assets plc [2012] EWHC 2890 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 66 21 MAY 2013

Harvey v Dunbar Assets plc [2012] EWHC 2890 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 66

(Chancery Division, His Honour Judge Kaye QC (Sitting as a High Court judge), 7 September 2012)...

Gaardsoe v Optimal Wealth Management [2012] EWHC 3266 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 59 21 MAY 2013

Gaardsoe v Optimal Wealth Management [2012] EWHC 3266 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 59

(Chancery Division, John Martin QC, 28 February 2012) The claimant commenced proceedings...

(1) Hurst (2) Hurst v (1) Glentree Estates Ltd (2) Abrahamsohn (3) Kramer [2012] EWHC 4024 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 331 21 MAY 2013

(1) Hurst (2) Hurst v (1) Glentree Estates Ltd (2) Abrahamsohn (3) Kramer [2012] EWHC 4024 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 331

(Chancery Division, Arnold J, 27 November 2012) A trustee in bankruptcy obtained an order for...

Nutting and Hill v Khaliq and Another [2012] EWCA Civ 1726; [2013] BPIR 340 21 MAY 2013

Nutting and Hill v Khaliq and Another [2012] EWCA Civ 1726; [2013] BPIR 340

(Court of Appeal, Mummery, Etherton LJJ and Sir Scott Baker, 11 October 2012) A bankruptcy...

Dunbar Assets plc v Fowler [2013] BPIR 46 21 MAY 2013

Dunbar Assets plc v Fowler [2013] BPIR 46

(Chancery Division, Chief Registrar Baister, 5 December 2012) A statutory demand was served...

Official Receiver v Becker and Others [2013] BPIR 21 MAY 2013

Official Receiver v Becker and Others [2013] BPIR

(District Judge Dancey, 17 December 2012) The Official Receiver successfully obtained the...

Re Ovenden Colbert Printers Ltd (In Liquidation); Hunt v Hosking and Others [2013] EWHC 311 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 370 21 MAY 2013

Re Ovenden Colbert Printers Ltd (In Liquidation); Hunt v Hosking and Others [2013] EWHC 311 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 370

(Chancery Division, Peter Smith J, 22 February 2013) A company had an agreement with its...

Bramston v Haut [2012] EWCA Civ 1637; [2013] BPIR 25 21 MAY 2013

Bramston v Haut [2012] EWCA Civ 1637; [2013] BPIR 25

(Court of Appeal, Rix, Arden and Kitchin LJJ, 14 December 2012) H, applied for, and obtained,...

Appleyard (Trustee in Bankruptcy of Wewelwala) v Wewelwala [2012] EWHC 3302 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 15 21 MAY 2013

Appleyard (Trustee in Bankruptcy of Wewelwala) v Wewelwala [2012] EWHC 3302 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 15

(Chancery Division, Briggs J, 23 November 2012) The debtor successfully appealed against a...

Anglo Irish Bank Corporation Ltd v Flannery [2012] EWHC 4090 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 165 21 MAY 2013

Anglo Irish Bank Corporation Ltd v Flannery [2012] EWHC 4090 (Ch); [2013] BPIR 165

(Chancery Division, Newey J, 21 November 2012) A bank obtained permission to serve out of the...

DOES THE ACAS COP1 UPLIFT APPLY TO SOSR DISMISSALS? 11 APR 2013

DOES THE ACAS COP1 UPLIFT APPLY TO SOSR DISMISSALS?

Julian Allsop, Guildhall Chambers The punitive uplift/deduction (depending on one's...

Preface (Update 30) to Individual Voluntary Arrangements 29 JAN 2013

Preface (Update 30) to Individual Voluntary Arrangements

There are a few cases to report that have an impact on IVAs, one directly and the others...

Re Baillies Ltd (In Liquidation); Hornan v Baillie and others [2012] EWHC 285 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 665 23 OCT 2012

Re Baillies Ltd (In Liquidation); Hornan v Baillie and others [2012] EWHC 285 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 665

(Chancery Divison, His Honour Judge Purles QC (sitting as a judge of the High Court), 6 January...

Preface (Update 29) 23 OCT 2012

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Paul French Guildhall Chambers This summer I have had to concentrate on two particular...

E-Clear (UK) plc (In Liquidation) v Elia and Others [2012] EWHC 1195 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 732 23 OCT 2012

E-Clear (UK) plc (In Liquidation) v Elia and Others [2012] EWHC 1195 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 732

(Chancery Division, His Honour Judge Mackie QC (sitting as a judge of the High Court), 18 April...

Hayes v Hayes [2012] EWHC 1240 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 739 23 OCT 2012

Hayes v Hayes [2012] EWHC 1240 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 739

(Chancery Division, His Honour Judge Pelling QC (sitting as a judge of the High Court), 23 March...

Horler v Rubin and Others [2012] EWCA Civ 4; [2012] BPIR 749 23 OCT 2012

Horler v Rubin and Others [2012] EWCA Civ 4; [2012] BPIR 749

(Court of Appeal, Mummery, Jackson and Lewison LJJ, 18 January 2012) H was engaged in a...

Inbakumar v United Trust Bank Ltd [2012] EWHC 845 (ch); [2012] BPIR 758 23 OCT 2012

Inbakumar v United Trust Bank Ltd [2012] EWHC 845 (ch); [2012] BPIR 758

(Chancery Division, Vos J, 23 February 2012) I and three others personally, jointly and...

Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander Ltd (In Administration) v (1) Coomber (2) Burrus [2011] EWHC 3589 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 774 23 OCT 2012

Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander Ltd (In Administration) v (1) Coomber (2) Burrus [2011] EWHC 3589 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 774

(Chancery Division, Arnold J, 19 December 2011) A bank provided on-demand finance to a...

Marquis Francois-Eudes de Louville de Toucy (by the Official Solicitor, his Litigation Friend) v (1) Bonhams 1793 Ltd (2) The Official Solicitor [2011] EWHC 3809 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 793 23 OCT 2012

Marquis Francois-Eudes de Louville de Toucy (by the Official Solicitor, his Litigation Friend) v (1) Bonhams 1793 Ltd (2) The Official Solicitor [2011] EWHC 3809 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 793

(Chancery Division, Vos J, 2 November 2011) M owed a debt to B, an auction house, for the...

McAteer v Lismore [2012] NICh 7; [2012] BPIR 812 23 OCT 2012

McAteer v Lismore [2012] NICh 7; [2012] BPIR 812

(Northern Ireland Chancery Division, Deeny J, 9 March 2012) The deceased had died in 1993 and...

Official Receiver for Northern Ireland v O'Brien [2012] NICh 12; [2012] BPIR 826 23 OCT 2012

Official Receiver for Northern Ireland v O'Brien [2012] NICh 12; [2012] BPIR 826

(Northern Ireland Chancery Division, Deeny J, 19 April 2012) Mr and Mrs O were the joint...

Pace Europe Ltd and Others v Dunham and Another [2012] EWHC 852 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 836 23 OCT 2012

Pace Europe Ltd and Others v Dunham and Another [2012] EWHC 852 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 836

(Chancery Division, His Honour Judge Purle QC (sitting as a judge of the High Court),...

Ross v Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs [2012] EWHC 1054 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 843 23 OCT 2012

Ross v Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs [2012] EWHC 1054 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 843

(Chancery Division, Norris J, 19 March 2012) In July 2009, a bankruptcy order was made...

Rubin (Trustee of Dweck) v Dweck and Another [2012] BPIR 854 23 OCT 2012

Rubin (Trustee of Dweck) v Dweck and Another [2012] BPIR 854

(Chancery Division, Registrar Jones, 18 April 2012) In 1995 H gifted all his interest in...

Smeaton v Equifax plc [2012] EWHC 2322 (QB); [2012] BPIR 888 23 OCT 2012

Smeaton v Equifax plc [2012] EWHC 2322 (QB); [2012] BPIR 888

(Queen's Bench Division, His Honour Judge Thornton QC (sitting at a judge of the High Court),...

O'Mahony v National Irish Bank 23 OCT 2012

O'Mahony v National Irish Bank

(Chancery Division, Deputy Registrar Nicholas Briggs, 15 October 2012) In yet another...

Re Benya Meain Khaliq (A Bankrupt); (1) Khaliq (2) Benya v (1) Nutting (2) Hill 23 OCT 2012

Re Benya Meain Khaliq (A Bankrupt); (1) Khaliq (2) Benya v (1) Nutting (2) Hill

(Court of Appeal, Mummery LJ, Etherton LJ and Sir Scott Baker, 11 October 2012) A...

Hellard and Another v Irwin Mitchell [2012] EWHC 2656 (Ch) 23 OCT 2012

Hellard and Another v Irwin Mitchell [2012] EWHC 2656 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, His Honour Judge Purle QC (sitting as a judge of the High Court),...

Department of Business, Innovation and Skills v Compton 23 OCT 2012

Department of Business, Innovation and Skills v Compton

(North East Derbyshire and Dales Magistrates' Court, District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)...

Withers LLP v Harrison-Welch 23 OCT 2012

Withers LLP v Harrison-Welch

(Queen's Bench Division, HHJ Shaun Spencer QC (sitting as a judge of the High Court),...

Smith v 1st Credit (Finance) Ltd [2012] EWHC 2600 (Ch) 23 OCT 2012

Smith v 1st Credit (Finance) Ltd [2012] EWHC 2600 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, Nicholas Strauss QC (sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court) In...

Zeckler v Assigned Risk Pool Manager Capita Commercial Services Ltd 23 OCT 2012

Zeckler v Assigned Risk Pool Manager Capita Commercial Services Ltd

(Chancery Division, Nicholas Strauss QC (sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court),...

Arif v (1) Zar (2) Rehan [2012] EWCA Civ 986 23 OCT 2012

Arif v (1) Zar (2) Rehan [2012] EWCA Civ 986

(Court of Appeal, Thorpe J, Rimer J and Patten J, 18 July 2012) W was pursuing ancillary...

Miller v (1) McFeely (2) McGuiness 23 OCT 2012

Miller v (1) McFeely (2) McGuiness

(Chancery Division, Proudman J, 18 July 2012) F, an Irish property developer, had...

Bramston v Haut [2012] EWHC 1279 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 672 23 OCT 2012

Bramston v Haut [2012] EWHC 1279 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 672

(Chancery Division, Arnold J, 21 May 2012) In a case with a tortuous procedural history,...

Commissioners of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs v The Football League Ltd (The Football Association Premier League Ltd Intervening) [2012] EWHC 1372 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 686 23 OCT 2012

Commissioners of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs v The Football League Ltd (The Football Association Premier League Ltd Intervening) [2012] EWHC 1372 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 686

(Chancery Division, David Richards J, 25 May 2012) David Richards J dismissed...

Disability, attendance management and reasonable adjustments 12 OCT 2012

Disability, attendance management and reasonable adjustments

Douglas Leach, Guildhall Chambers This paper was written and first presented by Douglas...

George Osborne's brave new world for employees - rights for shares 10 OCT 2012

George Osborne's brave new world for employees - rights for shares

Under radical plans announced at the Tory party conference, the Chancellor George Osborne...

George Osborne's brave new world for employees - rights for shares 10 OCT 2012

George Osborne's brave new world for employees - rights for shares

Nick Smith, Head of the Employment Team, Guildhall Chambers Under radical plans announced at...

Unfair Dismissal, disclosures by third parties and mutual trust and confidence: commercial sense? 06 SEP 2012

Unfair Dismissal, disclosures by third parties and mutual trust and confidence: commercial sense?

Julian Allsop, Guildhall Chambers In the recent decision of Leach v Office of Communications...

The Underhill Report and Tribunal Rules of Procedure 06 SEP 2012

The Underhill Report and Tribunal Rules of Procedure

Allan Roberts, Guildhall Chambers What does it mean and what should we expect? It is...

When Processes Collide 09 AUG 2012

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Banks, Receivers, Administrators and Liquidators Richard Clark & Neil Levy Burges...

Assignment of claims 09 AUG 2012

Assignment of claims

Stephen Davies QC & Paul French Guildhall Chambers This is our eighth annual seminar...

Employee violence and vicarious liability - are we any further forward? 02 AUG 2012

Employee violence and vicarious liability - are we any further forward?

Debbie Grennan, Guildhall Chambers Since 2001, there has been a wealth of case-law on the...

Wright Hassall LLP v Morris [2012] EWHC 188 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 654 17 JUL 2012

Wright Hassall LLP v Morris [2012] EWHC 188 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 654

(Chancery Division, His Honour Judge David Cooke (sitting as a High Court judge), 9 February...

Stericker v Horner [2012] BPIR 645 17 JUL 2012

Stericker v Horner [2012] BPIR 645

(His Honour Judge Langan QC (sitting as a High Court judge), 23 March 2012) H was the...

Shrimpton v Darbys Solicitors LLP [2011] EWHC 3796 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 631 17 JUL 2012

Shrimpton v Darbys Solicitors LLP [2011] EWHC 3796 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 631

(Chancery Division, Richard J, 12 April 2012) At the hearing of a bankruptcy petition, the...

Raithatha (as Trustee in Bankruptcy of Williamson) v Williamson [2012] EWHC 909 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 621 17 JUL 2012

Raithatha (as Trustee in Bankruptcy of Williamson) v Williamson [2012] EWHC 909 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 621

(Chancery Division, Bernard Livesey QC (sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court), 4 April...

Official Receiver v Keelan [2012] BPIR 613 17 JUL 2012

Official Receiver v Keelan [2012] BPIR 613

(District Judge Jackson, 16 November 2011) The district judge granted the Official Receiver's...

Re MG Rover Group Ltd (In Liquidation); (1) MG Rover Dealer Properties Ltd (2) Techtronic (2000) Ltd v (1) Hunt (2) Lomas (Joint Liquidators of MG Rover Group Ltd) [2012] BPIR 590 17 JUL 2012

Re MG Rover Group Ltd (In Liquidation); (1) MG Rover Dealer Properties Ltd (2) Techtronic (2000) Ltd v (1) Hunt (2) Lomas (Joint Liquidators of MG Rover Group Ltd) [2012] BPIR 590

(Chief Registrar Baister, 12 March 2012) The applicants sought information from the...

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs v Garwood [2012] BPIR 575 17 JUL 2012

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs v Garwood [2012] BPIR 575

(Chief Registrar Baister, 29 February 2012) HMRC served a bankruptcy petition on G in respect...

Gittins v Serco Home Affairs [2012] EWHC 651 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 560 17 JUL 2012

Gittins v Serco Home Affairs [2012] EWHC 651 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 560

(Chancery Division, His Honour Judge Behrens (sitting as a High Court judge), 20 March 2012) ...

Ford and Ford v Alexander (Trustee of the Estates of Daniel Ford and Liubov Ford) [2012] EWHC 266 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 528 17 JUL 2012

Ford and Ford v Alexander (Trustee of the Estates of Daniel Ford and Liubov Ford) [2012] EWHC 266 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 528

(Peter Smith J, 16 February 2012) F and his wife were each made bankrupt. The district judge...

Eck v Zapf [2012] BPIR 499 17 JUL 2012

Eck v Zapf [2012] BPIR 499

(Registrar Jones, 20 February 2012) In another COMI case involving a German national, a...

Re Business Dream Ltd [2011] EWHC 2860 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 490 17 JUL 2012

Re Business Dream Ltd [2011] EWHC 2860 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 490

(Chancery Division, His Honour Judge Behrens QC (sitting as a High Court judge), 2 November...

(1) Blight (2) Meredith (3) Lewis v Brewster [2012] EWHC 165 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 476 17 JUL 2012

(1) Blight (2) Meredith (3) Lewis v Brewster [2012] EWHC 165 (Ch); [2012] BPIR 476

(Chancery Division, Gabriel Moss QC (sitting as a deputy High Court judge), 9 February 2012) ...

Re A Bankrupt and in the Matter of The Insolvency Act 1986 and The EC Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings 2000 [2012] BPIR 469 17 JUL 2012

Re A Bankrupt and in the Matter of The Insolvency Act 1986 and The EC Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings 2000 [2012] BPIR 469

(Chief Registrar Baister, 17 February 2011) Chief Registrar Baister ordered the recognition...

McGuinness v McFeely 17 JUL 2012

McGuinness v McFeely

(Chancery Division, Proudman J, 15 June 2012) A creditor had commenced bankruptcy proceedings...

Lampert v Lloyds TSB Bank plc 17 JUL 2012

Lampert v Lloyds TSB Bank plc

(Chancery Division, Mann J, 26 June 2012) The debtor had provided a guarantee to the bank in...

Edenwest Ltd v CMS Cameron McKenna [2012] EWHC 1258 (Ch) 17 JUL 2012

Edenwest Ltd v CMS Cameron McKenna [2012] EWHC 1258 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, Hildyard J, 14 May 2012) A bank retained CMS Cameron McKenna (Camerons)...

Re Ceart Risk Services Ltd [2012] EWHC 1178 (Ch) 17 JUL 2012

Re Ceart Risk Services Ltd [2012] EWHC 1178 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, Arnold J, 3 May 2012) An FSA authorised company purported to appoint...

Frank Saul (Fashions) Ltd v Commissions of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs [2012] EWHC 1603 (Ch) 17 JUL 2012

Frank Saul (Fashions) Ltd v Commissions of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs [2012] EWHC 1603 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, Vos J, 18 May 2012) Commissioners of Her Majestys Revenue and Customs...

Re Caremark Properties Ltd [2012] EWHC 1693 (Ch) 17 JUL 2012

Re Caremark Properties Ltd [2012] EWHC 1693 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, Morgan J, 29 May 2012) H, a creditor of a company, applied for an...

Re Reynolds DIY Stores Ltd 17 JUL 2012

Re Reynolds DIY Stores Ltd

(Chancery Division, Alan Steinfeld QC, 12 June 2012) Whilst liquidators succeeded in making...

Re Sykes & Son Ltd [2012] EWHC 1005 (Ch) 17 JUL 2012

Re Sykes & Son Ltd [2012] EWHC 1005 (Ch)

(Chancery Division, Richard Snowdon QC, 18 April 2012) Where a debtor company had failed to...

Deal or no deal: post termination non-solicitation clauses after Towry 25 JUN 2012

Deal or no deal: post termination non-solicitation clauses after Towry

Julian Allsop, Guildhall Chambers Post termination non-solicitation restrictions frequently...

TUPE and early retirement benefits: no smiling pensioners allowed 25 JUN 2012

TUPE and early retirement benefits: no smiling pensioners allowed

Douglas Leach, Guildhall Chambers While the TUPE Regulations 2006 make it clear that...

Individual Voluntary Arrangements - Preface to Update 28 12 JUN 2012

Individual Voluntary Arrangements - Preface to Update 28

Paul French Guildhall Chambers A quiet time for black-letter law as far as Individual...

Recent Issues in Personal and Corporate Insolvency 12 JUN 2012

Recent Issues in Personal and Corporate Insolvency

Holly Doyle and Simon Passfield Guildhall Chambers 1.       On 25 April 2012, the Office...

TUPE, Administration and Minimising Employee Liabilities for Transferees 12 JUN 2012

TUPE, Administration and Minimising Employee Liabilities for Transferees

Nick Smith & Douglas Leach Guildhall Chambers Introduction 1.       As a general...

Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs v (1) Football League Ltd (2) Football Association Premier League Ltd [2012] EWHC 1372 (Ch), [2012] BPIR 4 12 JUN 2012

Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs v (1) Football League Ltd (2) Football Association Premier League Ltd [2012] EWHC 1372 (Ch), [2012] BPIR 4

Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs v (1) Football League Ltd (2) Football...

Trillium (Nelson) Properties Ltd v Office Metro Ltd [2012] EWHC 1191 (Ch) 12 JUN 2012

Trillium (Nelson) Properties Ltd v Office Metro Ltd [2012] EWHC 1191 (Ch)

Chancery Division, Mann J, 9 May 2012 Mann J dismissed a winding up petition. The company had...

Singla v (1) Stockler (2) Stockler Brunton (A Firm) [2012] EWHC 1176 (Ch) 12 JUN 2012

Singla v (1) Stockler (2) Stockler Brunton (A Firm) [2012] EWHC 1176 (Ch)

Chancery Division, Briggs J, 10 May 2012 A liquidator commenced proceedings funded by a major...

Edenwest Ltd v CMS Cameron McKenna (A Firm) [2012] EWHC 1258 (Ch) 12 JUN 2012

Edenwest Ltd v CMS Cameron McKenna (A Firm) [2012] EWHC 1258 (Ch)

Chancery Division, Hildyard J, 14 May 2012 A firm of solicitors advised the administrative...

Re MK Airlines Ltd (In Liquidation); MK Airlines Property Ltd (In Administration) (Acting by its joint administrators (1) Cowlishaw (2) Langton) v (1) Katz (2) Alexander (As Liquidators of MK Airlines Ltd) 12 JUN 2012

Re MK Airlines Ltd (In Liquidation); MK Airlines Property Ltd (In Administration) (Acting by its joint administrators (1) Cowlishaw (2) Langton) v (1) Katz (2) Alexander (As Liquidators of MK Airlines Ltd)

Chancery Division, Nicholas Strauss QC (sitting as a deputy High Court judge), 16 May 2012 ...

Frank Saul (Fashions) Ltd v Commissioners of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs 12 JUN 2012

Frank Saul (Fashions) Ltd v Commissioners of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs

Chancery Division, Vos J, 18 May 2012 Commissioners of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs...

Bramston v Haut [2012] EWHC 1279 (Ch), [2012] BPIR 4 12 JUN 2012

Bramston v Haut [2012] EWHC 1279 (Ch), [2012] BPIR 4

Chancery Division, Arnold J, 21 May 2012 In a case with a tortuous procedural history,...

Re Ambrose (A Bankrupt); Garwood v (1) Ambrose and (2) Ambrose 12 JUN 2012

Re Ambrose (A Bankrupt); Garwood v (1) Ambrose and (2) Ambrose

(Chancery Division, Peter Leaver QC (sitting as a deputy High Court judge), 26 April 2012) A...

TUPE, administration and minimising employee liabilities for transferees 28 MAY 2012

TUPE, administration and minimising employee liabilities for transferees

Nick Smith and Douglas Leach Guildhall Chambers Introduction 1.       As a general rule,...

F-Tex: The CJEU on the Insolvency Regulation and the Judgments Regulation 17 MAY 2012

F-Tex: The CJEU on the Insolvency Regulation and the Judgments Regulation

Stefan Ramel Introduction 1.       On 19 April 2012, the First Chamber of the Court of...

Living on the edge: Arrowsmith, Yerrakalva and Dionissiou-Moussaoui 16 MAY 2012

Living on the edge: Arrowsmith, Yerrakalva and Dionissiou-Moussaoui

Julian Allsop During 2011, the Court of Appeal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) had...

Testing the limits of the service provision change 15 MAY 2012

Testing the limits of the service provision change

Douglas Leach A flurry of recent EAT decisions has dealt with attempts to stretch the range...

Objectivity need not apply 01 MAY 2012

Objectivity need not apply

Julian Allsop Recent case law has sought to differentiate between the principles...