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Postponing the sale of a bankrupt’s home

Postponing the sale of a bankrupt’s home
Published on: 28 July 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
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Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: Edward Rowntree, barrister of Hardwicke, considers the discretion afforded to judges to postpone the sale of a bankrupt’s home in light of the decision in Grant v Baker where the High Court overturned the indefinite postponement of sale ordered by a judge seeking to protect a vulnerable individual residing at the property. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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