Court appointments—the procedure
Court appointments—the procedure

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

  • Court appointments—the procedure
  • Brexit impact
  • Court appointments

Brexit impact

This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the European Union. For further details of the impact on the Recast Regulation on Insolvency, see Practice Note: Brexit—impact on Recast Regulation on Insolvency. In particular, for the impact on administrations, see Practice Note: Brexit—impact on administration.

We will continue to monitor developments in this respect and throughout the negotiation period and beyond. In the meantime, for further reading on the impact of Brexit and related issues facing lawyers in this area, see Practice Note: Brexit—worst case scenarios for R&I lawyers.

For updates and details of other Brexit related developments and legislation, see Practice Note: Brexit SI tracker for R&I practitioners. For access to related documents and further reading on Brexit, see: Brexit toolkit.

Court appointments

This Practice Note will cover:

  1. the procedure for all court administration appointments, and

  2. the documents required to make an application

This Practice Note will not cover entitlement to apply, or in what circumstances a court appointment should be made, or who may make the same. It will also not cover the process once an administrator has been appointed. For the administration process, see Practice Note: Administration—the process post appointment and for when it is appropriate to make a court application, see Practice Note: Court appointments—who can