Appeals in insolvency proceedings
Appeals in insolvency proceedings

The following Restructuring & Insolvency practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Appeals in insolvency proceedings
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Appeals: the general position in litigation
  • Insolvency appeals: what's the difference?
  • Alternatives to appeals in insolvency

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related changes to court procedures and processes as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including the Temporary Insolvency Practice Direction 2020. For further information, see Practice Notes: Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Changes to the court process in insolvency proceedings and The Temporary Insolvency Practice Direction Supporting the Insolvency Practice Direction (April 2021). For related news, guidance and other resources to assist practitioners working on restructuring and insolvency matters, see: Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Restructuring & Insolvency—overview.

Appeals: the general position in litigation

Appeals in litigation are governed by the CPR part 52 and its practice direction, which from 1 October 2012 consists of CPR PD 52A, CPR PD 52B, CPR PD 52C, CPR PD 52D and CPR PD 52E.

The applicable practice directions, broadly speaking, deal with the following:

  1. CPR PD 52A which contains general provisions relating to appeals

  2. CPR PD 52B which contains provisions for appeals in the county court and the High Court

  3. CPR PD 52C which contains provisions for appeals in the Court of Appeal

  4. CPR PD 52D which contains provisions relating to statutory appeals and appeals subject to special provision

  5. CPR PD 52E which contains provisions relating to appeals by way of case stated

These provisions are applicable to all appeals where the notice to appeal was filed, or where permission to appeal was obtained

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