Insolvency and bankruptcy News

James Davies co-presents on disclaiming leases in insolvency situations

James Davies gave a LexisNexis Webinar on the subject of the practical implications of the disclaiming of leases in insolvency situations; in particular the impact on guarantors and liability for business rates. He co-presented the webinar with Katie Farmer, Legal Director and Head of Asset Recovery at Ashfords LLP. Subscribers to LexisNexis can view the […]

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A case of unjust enrichment in personal insolvency: James Davies successful in High Court Insolvency Appeal in Evans v Carter LTL 25/7/17

James Davies represented the Trustees in Bankruptcy of Jennifer Carter in a successful appeal against the first instance decision of a District Judge. Mrs Carter had been declared bankrupt in the course of defending a possession claim by a bank. Mrs Carter subsequently successfully defeated that claim on the basis of undue influence at the […]

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Commercial update: Privilege under investigation by Charles Irvine

When will solicitor’s working papers (as opposed to advice) attract privilege? And what is the scope of legal advice privilege (“LAP”) and litigation privilege (“LP”)? Charles Irvine (call 2010) analyses the recent case of Director of the Serious Fraud Office v. Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd [2017] EWHC 1017 (QB), its impact on its impact […]

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