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Preserving a bankrupt’s rights of privilege (Avonwick Holdings Ltd v Shlosberg)

Preserving a bankrupt’s rights of privilege (Avonwick Holdings Ltd v Shlosberg)
Published on: 25 November 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Preserving a bankrupt’s rights of privilege (Avonwick Holdings Ltd v Shlosberg)
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  • What did the Court of Appeal decide, and why?
  • To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area?
  • What are the practical lessons that those advising can take away from the case?

Article summary

Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: Does legal professional privilege attaching to information and documents of a bankrupt devolve to his trustee in bankruptcy? James Mather, barrister at Serle Court, examines the Court of Appeal’s answer to this question in Avonwick Holdings v Shlosberg. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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