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Produced in partnership with Karen Jacobs of Dentons 19th May
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Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 19th May
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Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 19th May
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor Holland and Karl Anderson of 4 Stone Buildings 19th May
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Titmuss of Hardwicke 19th May
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor Holland and Karl Anderson of 4 Stone Buildings 19th May
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Prohibited names under section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986The purpose of section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986Section 216 of the Insolvency Act...
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19th May
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The CVA proposal and procedure—the position under the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016The company voluntary arrangement (CVA) proposal will...
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Produced in partnership with KPMG and Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 19th May
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Court Reference No: [INSERT COURT REF. NUMBER][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICEBUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [INSERT...
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Produced in partnership with South Square Chambers and BDO 19th May
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19th May
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Produced in partnership with Lexa Hilliard QC of Wilberforce Chambers 15th Jun
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