Monthly Archives: July 2017

Leeds v Lemos [2017] EWHC 1825 (Ch): privilege and bankruptcy

Judgment on BAILII at: An important decision in the context of bankruptcy. It ought to be noted that the analysis does not apply to the issue of privilege in a liquidation where the privilege remains with the company, of … Continue reading

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Frosdick v Fox [2017] EWHC 1737 (Ch): disclaimer and strike out

Judgment on BAILII at: A trustee in bankruptcy (“T”) applied to strike out a bankrupt’s (“F”) claim. The claim was not well articulated but was (in broad terms) for an order against T pursuant to section 304 IA 1986 … Continue reading

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Murray Richards v Vivendi SA [2017] EWHC 1581 (Ch): annulments and procedural fairness

Judgment on BAILII at: Murray Richards v Vivendi was a bankrupt’s (“M”) appeal of an order dismissing his application for an annulment of a bankruptcy order. The parties had previously been involved in litigation that ended with M being … Continue reading

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Crumpler (liquidator of Peak Hotels & Resorts Ltd) v Candey Limited [2017] EWHC 1511 (Ch)

Judgment on Lawtel: Crumpler v Candey involved an application by the liquidators of Peak Hotels & Resorts Ltd (“the Liquidators” and “the Company”) to establish the efficacy of a charge granted by the Company to Candey Limited (“Candey”). The … Continue reading

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Hieber v Duckworth: The rule in ex parte James

Hieber v Duckworth (in his capacity as liquidator of Hieber Limited) (unreported, 20 June 2017) Judgment on Lawtel: Hieber v Duckworth involved an application by Mrs Hieber (“H”) to set aside a Tomlin order on the grounds of duress … Continue reading

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