- Discharge from bankruptcy—co-operation must be real
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- What was the background to the appeal?
- What were the grounds of appeal and the arguments in response?
- 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: In what circumstances will a court discharge an individual’s discharge from bankruptcy, and what level of co-operation is a bankrupt expected to provide to his trustee in bankruptcy? Anna Metcalfe, barrister at St Philips Chambers, considers the appeal decision in Keely v Bell.
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