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What is meant by ‘ordinarily resident’ in bankruptcy proceedings?

What is meant by ‘ordinarily resident’ in bankruptcy proceedings?
Published on: 17 March 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • What is meant by ‘ordinarily resident’ in bankruptcy proceedings?
  • Original news
  • What was the background to the hearing?
  • What were the legal issues Chief Registrar Mr Baister had to decide?
  • What were the main legal arguments put forward?
  • What did Chief Registrar Mr Baister 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?

Article summary

Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: Joseph Wigley, barrister at 4 Stone Buildings, examines the case Re Khan; Reynold Porter Chamberlain LLP v Khan where the court had to determine whether it had jurisdiction to make a bankruptcy order against a Pakistani citizen who contended that he was not ‘ordinarily resident’ in the UK for the purposes of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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