- 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?
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).
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