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Unpaid fees at commencement of barrister’s bankruptcy did not vest in trustee (Gwinnutt (as the First Defendant’s Trustee in Bankruptcy) v George and another)

Unpaid fees at commencement of barrister’s bankruptcy did not vest in trustee (Gwinnutt (as the First Defendant’s Trustee in Bankruptcy) v George and another)
Published on: 24 September 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Unpaid fees at commencement of barrister’s bankruptcy did not vest in trustee (Gwinnutt (as the First Defendant’s Trustee in Bankruptcy) v George and another)
  • What are the practical implications of the case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?

Article summary

Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: Iain Pester, barrister at Wilberforce Chambers, advises that the judgment in the case is a timely reminder that not everything of economic value will necessarily vest in a trustee in bankruptcy pursuant to section 306 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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