New 7th edition of Louis Doyle & Andrew Keay's Insolvency Legislation: Annotations and Commentary

New 7th edition of Louis Doyle & Andrew Keay's Insolvency Legislation: Annotations and Commentary


Insolvency Legislation: Annotations and Commentary provides guidance on the key primary and secondary insolvency legislation in England and Wales. The complete texts of the key statutory provisions are annotated with detailed analysis and commentary, providing readers with the information they require within a single portable volume.

The seventh edition has been thoroughly updated to include updated annotations to the Insolvency Act 1986 and the Insolvency Rules and includes the new Insolvency Practice Direction published in July 2018.

Key new cases covered include:

  • In re Lehman Bros International (Europe) (in administration) (No 4) [2017] UKSC 38, [2017] 2 WLR 1497, [2017] 2 BCLC 149 (“Waterfall II”): impact of currency fluctuations on provable debts
  • Leeds v Lemos [2017] EWHC 1825 (Ch), [2018] Ch 81, [2017] BPIR 1223: the court has no power to direct a bankrupt to waive his legal privilege, confirming the far-reaching effect of Shlosberg v Avonwick Holdings Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 1138, [2017] Ch 210

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About the author:

Neeta has been working as a paralegal in Banking and Insolvency for the past 4 and a half years.

She started her legal career at Allen & Overy in 2008 in the midst of the global financial crisis and the collapse of Lehmans where she gained most of her experience.

Neeta also did a short stint in litigation at the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office. Neeta graduated with a 2:1 honours degree from University of London, Queen Mary College and went on to obtain a distinction from the College of Law in the Legal Practice Course. She moved to Lexis®PSL in April 2013.