Legal News

Bankruptcy annulment and divorce (Lin v Gudmundsson (a bankrupt) and others)

Bankruptcy annulment and divorce (Lin v Gudmundsson (a bankrupt) and others)
Published on: 08 April 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Bankruptcy annulment and divorce (Lin v Gudmundsson (a bankrupt) and others)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Case details

Article summary

Restructuring and Insolvency analysis: The courts recognise the possibility of party to divorce proceedings attempting to use the protection of a bankruptcy order as a shield against the claims of the spouse for ancillary relief. Where a solvent spouse does this, the court has the power to annul the bankruptcy order under section 282(1)(a) of the Insolvency Act 1986. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

Popular documents