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Roger Laville

Roger Laville is a barrister at Five Paper. Before he transferred to the bar in 2015, he was a partner in a firm of solicitors where he specialised in finance, insolvency and fraud litigation.

He has acted for all the major clearing banks, as well as wealth, mortgage, specialist and local lenders, and has undertaken secondments with Barclays Bank and the Royal Bank of Scotland, giving him a great insight into the priorities and pressures affecting in-house lawyers. He has also represented insolvency practitioners from the big four to niche practices and many private businesses and individuals.

He has a particular interest in fraud cases, especially those involving mortgage, investment fraud and the proceeds of crime. He is a member of the Bar Council anti-money laundering working group.
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Inquiry into a bankrupt's dealings and property—including by way of private examination—under section 366 of the Insolvency Act 1986
Inquiry into a bankrupt's dealings and property—including by way of private examination—under section 366 of the Insolvency Act 1986
Practice notes

This Practice Note, produced in partnership with Roger Laville of Five Paper, considers the powers of a trustee in bankruptcy (trustee) to investigate the assets, liabilities, dealings and affairs of the bankrupt and their estate, including the power to seek a private examination of the bankrupt or other persons at court under section 366 of the Insolvency Act 1986.

Inquiry into a company's dealings (including by way of private examination) under section 236 of the Insolvency Act 1986
Inquiry into a company's dealings (including by way of private examination) under section 236 of the Insolvency Act 1986
Practice notes

This Practice Note, produced in partnership with Roger Laville of Five Paper, considers the powers of a corporate insolvency office-holder (eg liquidator or administrator) to investigate the assets, liabilities, dealings and affairs of the company over which they are appointed, including the power to seek a private examination of the company’s directors or other persons at court under section 236 of the Insolvency Act 1986.

Practice Area

Panel

  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 2015

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