Service of insolvency proceedings out of the jurisdiction
Service of insolvency proceedings out of the jurisdiction

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

  • Service of insolvency proceedings out of the jurisdiction
  • Service of insolvency proceedings out of the jurisdiction in accordance with the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016

This Practice Note looks at the situation where a respondent in insolvency proceedings is located out of the jurisdiction of England and Wales and must be served by an applicant who is located within the jurisdiction.

This Practice Note does not discuss service generally—for this, see the following Practice Notes:

  1. Service of documents in insolvency proceedings—how service is effected, what needs to be served and when

  2. How to effect service of a creditor’s bankruptcy petition on the debtor and what happens if service cannot be effected

  3. Compulsory winding up of a company—the process and procedure

  4. What you can do if you cannot effect service of insolvency proceedings on the respondent

Service of insolvency proceedings out of the jurisd