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Interference with goods in an insolvency situationApplication to insolvencyFollowing an appointment, an office-holder will need to establish what...
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19th May
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Role, powers, functions and duties of a liquidatorCoronavirus (COVID-19)This content is affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For further...
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19th May
Practice notes
The deemed consent procedure, decision-making procedure, and meetings—the position under the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016The Insolvency...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Bowles 19th May
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Secured creditors under a CVA—including effect on guaranteesNeither the company nor its creditors may approve a company voluntary arrangement (CVA)...
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Produced in partnership with Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 19th May
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Court-appointed receivers—when a court will appoint a receiver and who may be appointedThis Practice Note covers receivers who are appointed by the...
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Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 19th May
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Practice Direction on Insolvency ProceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and...
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19th May
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Effect on proceedings against a company being wound up and after a winding-up order is madeCoronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on...
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor Holland and Karl Anderson of 4 Stone Buildings 19th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Changes to the court process in insolvency proceedingsThe UK Government’s policy of social distancing in order to slow the...
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19th May
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Can a claim be made against a company for trading whilst insolvent? If the company is conducting litigation, does this constitute ‘trading’? If so,...
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19th May
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Annulment of bankruptcy ordersThis Practice Note looks at the annulment of bankruptcy orders under section 282 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986)...
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19th May
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Equitable charges v legal charges—impact on saleabilityThis Practice Note considers the position of a security holder who has an equitable mortgage or...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Titmuss of Hardwicke 19th May
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Bankruptcy petitions—process and procedureBefore the hearing of the creditors’ bankruptcy petition takes place, there are a number of steps that must...
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19th May
Practice notes
Compulsory winding up of a company—the process and procedureSTOP PRESS: The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 contains provisions which, on...
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor Holland and Karl Anderson of 4 Stone Buildings 19th May
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Wrongful trading claims under sections 214 and 246ZB of the Insolvency Act 1986What is wrongful trading?Wrongful trading is a claim which arises under...
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19th May
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A guide to independent business reviewsThis Practice Note looks at independent business reviews (IBRs) and aims to:•provide high level guidance around...
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Produced in partnership with Allan Kelly of RSM 19th May

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Where a document forms a schedule to an agreement, if the document in the schedule is signed rather than being printed as a separate agreement and...
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13th Sep
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I have received a force majeure notice from my supplier, what do I do?The first thing to do is to unearth the relevant contract. The notice will have...
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Produced in partnership with XXIV Old Buildings 13th Sep
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Adjourning trialThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules....
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Produced in partnership with Mark Surguy of Weightmans 9th Sep
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Witness evidence—giving evidence at trialThis Practice Note sets out how to give evidence at trial under Part 32 of the CPR. It considers when a...
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9th Sep
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Extension of timeThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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9th Sep
Practice notes
Agreements to extend time—buffer agreementsThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: Extension of time, Making an...
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9th Sep
Practice notes
Non-attendance by the parties at trialFor guidance on non-attendance by a party at an interim hearing, see Practice Note: Application...
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9th Sep
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What is the procedure in the small claims court for relying on a statement made otherwise than by a person giving oral evidence?Small claims...
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9th Sep
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Is it necessary to pay a witness conduct money if summons are issued but the trial is later vacated at short notice?When a witness is served with a...
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9th Sep
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Can I serve a claim form by email if a defendant is domiciled in two different countries due to work commitments?When seeking to serve a document in...
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9th Sep
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Coronavirus (Covid-19)—What happens in situations where an application needs to be heard before a certain date? Would the court be willing to provide...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 9th Sep
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What is the procedure for a witness adopting the contents of an initial witness statement if they are unable to attend trial to give oral...
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9th Sep
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If serving by email, what is the extent of the requirement to enquire about the recipient’s email limitations?Serving documents by emailService by...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 9th Sep
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A key witness (factual and/or expert)/counsel/instructing solicitor is unable/unwilling to travel to and/or attend court due to the risk of...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 9th Sep
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In practice, how are court documents filed and court fees paid in insolvency proceedings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak?The first thing to...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Adams of Gosschalks 3rd Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—summary of government supportScopeThis Practice Note, produced in partnership with James Collis and John Alderton of Squire...
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3rd Sep
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How wide is the temporary ban on the use of statutory demands and winding-up petitions to chase outstanding debts from tenants?On 23 April 2020, the...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Dillion and Farhana Young of Gosschalks 24th Aug

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