Witness statement in support of an application for permission to serve insolvency proceedings out of the jurisdiction
Witness statement in support of an application for permission to serve insolvency proceedings out of the jurisdiction

The following Restructuring & Insolvency guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Witness statement in support of an application for permission to serve insolvency proceedings out of the jurisdiction

Other than in the court heading, this Precedent is drafted from the perspective of the application for permission to serve out of the jurisdiction being made by a liquidator.

Applicant: [insert initials and surname]: 1st: (exhibits).1–4: [insert date] 20[insert year]

Court Reference No: [INSERT COURT REF. NUMBER]

[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [INSERT LOCATION]]

[INSOLVENCY AND COMPANIES LIST (ChD)]

OR

[IN THE COUNTY COURT AT [INSERT LOCATION]

[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS LIST]

OR

[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

[CHANCERY DIVISION

[INSERT LOCATION] DISTRICT REGISTRY]

[IN THE MATTER OF [INSERT COMPANY NAME]

OR

IN BANKRUPTCY

IN THE MATTER OF [INSERT DEBTOR’S OR BANKRUPT’S NAME]]

IN THE MATTER OF THE INSOLVENCY ACT 1986

BETWEEN

  1. [Insert name of the insolvency office-holder and position held]        Applicant

  1. And

  1. [Insert name(s) of the respondent(s)]        Respondent

Witness statement of [Insert name of the insolvency office-holder], [Insert the type of insolvency process ie liquidator] of [Insert name of the company] in support of an application for permission to serve out of the jurisdiction

I, [insert name of the insolvency office-holder], of [insert the insolvency office-holder business address] chartered accountant and licensed insolvency practitioner, will say as follows: