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Frances Coulson

Partner, Moon Beever
Frances Coulson is head of litigation and insolvency at Moon Beever. She undertakes most areas of personal and corporate insolvency, specialising in contentious insolvency especially cases involving fraud, as well as provisional liquidations and injunctive work generally. She is also a founder partner of ShawnCoulson, an international association, of which Moon Beever is the London office.

Frances was Chairman of the Appeal Committee at ACCA serving for 10 years until 2012 and served as a member of the Insolvency Law Evaluation Panel at the Insolvency Service, and CBI Insolvency Panel. She is a member of Insol, and the IBA and, veering towards the personal, of the NFU, and the Carlton Club. Frances was formerly Chairman of the SPG Committee of R3, the Insolvency trade body representing 97% of licensed insolvency practitioners. She was President of R3 for 2011-2012, and remains a member of its R3 Policy Group. She now Chairs the R3 Fraud Group and spends a great deal of time lobbying on behalf of the profession.
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Obtaining an order for sale to enforce a charging order—potential difficulties
Obtaining an order for sale to enforce a charging order—potential difficulties
Practice notes

This Practice Note identifies some of the potential difficulties you may encounter when applying for an order for sale to enforce a charging order with reference to CPR 73, including: when to apply for an order for sale, what happens if there are prior charges over the property, or there are joint owners or children resident in the property. It also notes the need to obtain a valuation of the property of which the order for sale is sought and that possession via delivery up is required before the sale can take place as well as other factors the court will consider when deciding whether to make the order for sale.

Other work

Summary checklist and timeline for annulment applications where bankruptcy order ought not to have been made—the position under The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016
Summary checklist and timeline for annulment applications where bankruptcy order ought not to have been made—the position under The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016

This Checklist and timeline, produced in partnership with Frances Coulson of Moon Beever, summarises the process for making annulment applications on the ground that the bankruptcy order ought not to have been made under section 282(1)(a) of the Insolvency Act 1986.

Summary checklist and timeline for annulment applications where payment in full—the position under the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016
Summary checklist and timeline for annulment applications where payment in full—the position under the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016

This Checklist and timeline, produced in partnership with Frances Coulson of Moon Beever, summarises the process for making annulment applications under section 282(1)(b) of the Insolvency Act 1986 where there is a payment in full of the costs, expenses and claims in the bankruptcy estate.

Practice areas

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