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03 JAN 2013

Trustee in Bankruptcy's fees - Appleyard v Wewelwala [2012] EWHC 3302 (Ch) (23 November 2012)

Mr Justice Briggs' recent decision in Appleyard v Wewelwala [2012] EWHC 3302 (Ch) (23 November 2012) raises "a curious and perhaps surprising lacuna in bankruptcy law". The question is: "what can or should the court do to make provision for the payment of a trustee's expenses where, some considerable time after his appointment, the bankruptcy order from which he derives his title to the bankrupt's estate is successfully overturned on an appeal by the bankrupt, on an application of which he was not notified, at a hearing which he did not attend, and by an order which made no provision for his release from office?" 

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