- Clarifying proceedings for recovery orders in bankruptcy
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- What was the background to the application?
- What were the legal issues the judge had to decide in this application and what were the main legal arguments put forward?
- What did the judge decide, and why?
- 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?
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.
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