Court-appointed receivers—when a court will appoint a receiver and who may be appointed
Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP
Court-appointed receivers—when a court will appoint a receiver and who may be appointed

The following Restructuring & Insolvency practice note produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Court-appointed receivers—when a court will appoint a receiver and who may be appointed
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Senior Courts Act 1981
  • County Courts Act 1984
  • Civil Procedure Rules
  • Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
  • Drug Trafficking Act 1994

Court-appointed receivers—when a court will appoint a receiver and who may be appointed

This Practice Note covers receivers who are appointed by the court, including the circumstances in which a court will appoint a receiver and who may be appointed by the court.

This does not cover LPA receivers appointed by a lender pursuant to a power contained in a charge. For more information on these LPA receiverships see Practice Notes: Procedure relating to appointment of LPA or fixed charge receiver(s) and Effect of appointment of LPA or fixed charge receiver on property.

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.

Senior Courts Act 1981

The Senior Courts Act 1981 (SCA 1981) contains the power of the High Court to appoint a receiver.

The High Court may by order (interlocutory or final) grant an injunction or appoint a receiver in all cases in which it appears to the court to be just

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