Practice notes

Get practical answers quickly with up-to-date practice notes that get straight to the point

Legal Research

Practice notes
This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your...
5th May
Practice notes
QuestionsWhat is the primary legislation which governs corporate insolvency? And, are there any other laws in force dealing with corporate...
Produced in partnership with Nishant Choudhary of DFDL 5th May
Practice notes
This Tracker is for use when determining whether a country is a signatory to the Lugano Convention 2007 and whether it has come into force for that...
5th May
Practice notes
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has profound implications across the global economy and poses an existential threat to many businesses. This...
5th May
Practice notes
A pre-pack administration sale is a sale of a company’s business or assets, or both, which has been arranged in advance of a company entering...
5th May
Practice notes
The restructuring plan under CA 2006, Part 26AThe Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) received royal Assent on 25 June 2020. It...
5th May
Practice notes
Stop pressOn 8 October 2020, the Insolvency Service published the outcome of its review conducted into the impact of the voluntary industry measures...
5th May
Practice notes
The role, powers and duties of an appointed administrator are set out in the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) and Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules...
5th May
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020This content is affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the...
Produced in partnership with Natasha Dzameh of St John’s Chambers 5th May
Practice notes
Spurred on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the government pushed through the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020). The...
5th May
Practice notes
BackgroundThe regime for administration of general partnerships is very similar to the administration of insolvent companies (for companies, see...
Produced in partnership with Natasha Dzameh of St John’s Chambers 5th May
Practice notes
What is a misfeasance claim under section 212 of the Insolvency Act 1986?Claims commenced under section 212 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) are...
5th May
Practice notes
Directors of companies which become, or are likely to become, insolvent face additional considerations and are under a duty to minimise losses to the...
5th May
Practice notes
January 2021DateEvent1 January 2021The Hague Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements (Hague Convention) enters force for the UK from...
5th May
Practice notes
BackgroundThe coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has had a significant impact on businesses around the world, putting many at real risk of insolvency. Some...
5th May
Practice notes
A situation frequently arises where payments are made on account of dividends during a financial year, with the intention of declaring a dividend at...
5th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note summarises a number of key and/or illustrative cases relevant to freezing injunction applications. It is intended to provide a...
5th May
Practice notes
The government has announced a number of measures in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis either that relate specifically to the UK tax...
5th May
Practice notes
Taxation and insolvencyThere are relatively few specific rules governing the UK taxation of companies that are subject to insolvency procedures. The...
Produced in partnership with David L. Irvine, Nathan Langford of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP and Philip Ridgway of Temple Tax Chambers 5th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note looks at the English common law and how the courts of England and Wales will construe and apply it when determining the...
4th May

Popular documents