Where "prejudice" is suffered by a creditor or contributory, the court can order a compulsory liquidation despite a voluntary liquidation having already been entered into.
A solicitor's fax number on its headed notepaper of itself should not be taken as confirmation that service of a claim form can take place by fax.
The courts are keen to encourage parties to explore means of alternative dispute resolution once litigation has commenced and will penalise parties in costs for unreasonably refusing to agree to mediate.
For the "without prejudice" rule to apply to correspondence between parties, so as to preclude that correspondence from being put before the court in evidence, there has to be an underlying dispute between the parties.
"Without prejudice" correspondence is not admissible (save in exceptional circumstances) in subsequent proceedings between the same parties.