Appeals to the county court and the High Court in insolvency proceedings
Appeals to the county court and the High Court in insolvency proceedings

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

  • Appeals to the county court and the High Court in insolvency proceedings
  • CPR provisions
  • Starting an appeal in the county court or the High Court
  • Responding to an appellant's notice
  • Conducting an appeal in the county court and the High Court
  • Appeal bundles
  • Appeal hearings

CPR provisions

The 59th update to the CPR included revisions to the provisions relating to appeals. Under those amendments, which came into force on 1 October 2012, CPR PD 52 was replaced by CPR PD 52A-E.

CPR PD 52A contains general provisions relating to appeals and CPR PD 52B contains additional provisions for appeals in the county court and the High Court.

The provisions apply to all appeals where the appeal notice was filed or where permission to appeal was obtained on or after 1 October 2012. They may also apply to appeals where the appeal notice was filed or where permission to appeal was granted before 1 October 2012 if the court so directs. It is therefore important to make sure you have checked what directions the court has given as to the application of the new provisions.

Starting an appeal in the county court or the High Court

In addition to the general provisions for starting an appeal contained in CPR PD 52A, an appellant appealing to the county court or the High Court must also comply with the provisions in C