Monthly Archives: October 2017

Yang v The Official Receiver [2017] EWCA Civ 1465: statutory demands, bankruptcy, annulment, rescission

Judgment on BAILII at: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2017/1465.html A former bankrupt, Ms Yang (“Y”), appealed against the court’s decision to rescind rather than annul the bankruptcy order made against her. Background Y owned a number of rental properties in Manchester. The local authority … Continue reading

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Pickard v Constable [2017] EWHC 2475 (Ch): bankruptcy, matrimonial home, orders for sale

Judgment on BAILII at: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Ch/2017/2475.html The trustees in bankruptcy (“the Trustees”) of Mrs Constable (“Mrs C”) appealed against a District Judge’s decision to postpone an order for possession and sale of the matrimonial home (“the Property”). A bankruptcy order was … Continue reading

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Nicholson v Fielding (Chancery Division, 2017): wrongful trading

Judgment on Lawtel at: https://www.lawtel.com/UK/Searches/4320/AC5000095 The liquidators of Main Realisations Limited (“the Company”) brought a wrongful trading claim against its former directors. The Company was in the business of car transportation. Wrongful trading claims are brought pursuant to section 214 … Continue reading

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