At the heart of the bankruptcy legislation is the concept of a bankrupt surrendering their estate for the benefit of creditors in return for...
Where an individual is an undischarged bankrupt (or a discharged bankrupt subject to a bankruptcy restrictions order or undertaking), they are subject...
The making of a bankruptcy order has the effect of freeing the debtor from the debts they owe to their creditors (save for some statutory exceptions)...
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This Q&A raises the status of a judgment in default for the purposes of section 281(3) of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) and whether a fraudulent...
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In certain cases, a bankrupt’s automatic discharge from bankruptcy is suspended by an order of the court. This Practice Note sets out briefly how the...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related changes to court procedures and...
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