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What is the scope of the Berkeley Applegate principle? (Gillan and others v HEC Enterprises Ltd and others)

What is the scope of the Berkeley Applegate principle? (Gillan and others v HEC Enterprises Ltd and others)
Published on: 20 January 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • What is the scope of the Berkeley Applegate principle? (Gillan and others v HEC Enterprises Ltd and others)
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  • What was the case about?
  • What was the background to the case?
  • What were the legal issues Morgan J had to determine?
  • What did Morgan J 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: Katie Longstaff, barrister at St Philips Stone Chambers, discusses the recent case of Gillan and others v HEC Enterprises Ltd and others and warns that office-holders should think carefully before embarking on costly trust-related work. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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