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Insolvency Law

Insolvency legislation and rules comprise a separate jurisdiction in the County Court and Chancery Division of the High Court. Members of the team are able to produce advice on merits and procedure in the following areas:

Limited companies
  • Winding up petitions of companies by creditors;
  • Winding up petitions brought on 'just and equitable' grounds by contributories;
  • Rescission of winding up orders;
  • Wrongful & Fraudulent Trading;
  • Director's disqualification proceedings;
  • Applications under the Insolvency Act;
  • Applications by Insolvency Practitioners.
  • Bankruptcy petitions;
  • Setting aside of bankruptcy orders;
  • Applications for leave to continue proceedings against a bankrupt;
  • Offences under insolvency legislation.

Members of the team are able to provide representation at court on any of these areas.

The insolvency law barristers deal regularly with work in the following courts (among others):

  • Leicester county court
  • Nottingham county court
  • Coventry county court
  • Northampton county court
  • Peterborough county court 
  • Derby county court
  • Lincoln county court

The insolvency law barristers group consists of:

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