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Clarifying proceedings for recovery orders in bankruptcy

Published on: 16 February 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Clarifying proceedings for recovery orders in bankruptcy
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  • To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area?
  • What practical lessons can those advising take away from this case?

Article summary

Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: James Fletcher, barrister at 5 St Andrew’s Hill, discusses Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police v Wright, a case which helps clarify when permission of the insolvency court is required for proceedings where alleged recoverable property under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002) is included in a bankrupt’s estate. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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