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Lehman Brothers Administration: Court considers what to do with the £8 billion surplus

United Kingdom - July 14 2017 The English Supreme Court has considered various new categories of creditor claims against a company with unlimited liability in administration where…

David Chalcraft

Thinking of applying for a freezing injunction or have just received one? Recent developments in English freezing injunctions are worth having in mind.

United Kingdom - September 3 2019 Recent English court judgments have provided interesting developments in three areas: Widening the scope of those able to bring an application for a…

Victoria Tait

Berezovsky’s estate: High Court provides clarity over the interpretation of the Insolvency Act 1986 in the context of a deceased’s insolvent estate

United Kingdom - December 1 2015 The High Court has upheld the pari passu principle central to English insolvency legislation when applied to a deceased's insolvent estate and…

Noel Campbell, David Chalcraft, Annabel Strutt

Summary determination of a proprietary claim: the court’s willingness to “grasp the nettle”

United Kingdom - September 2 2016 In the recent judgment of Gorbunova v The Estate of Boris Berezovsky (deceased) and others the High Court has provided useful guidance as to when…

Noel Campbell

‘A complete mess’ Welcome to post-Brexit insolvency

European Union, United Kingdom - June 2 2021 Given the global pandemic, it's somewhat unsurprising that the UK's loss of access to the EU Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings (EUIR) has received…

Simon Jerrum