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In re T and N Ltd and Others, Re Insolvency Act 1986: ChD 14 Dec 2005

The court considered the case of Glenister and similar and said: ‘I accept the submission that these cases are not in point to the issue as regards future asbestos claims. There is no element of discretion as regards such claims. If the ingredients of the tort of negligence . . are established, the claimants are … Continue reading In re T and N Ltd and Others, Re Insolvency Act 1986: ChD 14 Dec 2005

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Claridge, Re The Trustee In Bankruptcy of: ChD 29 Jul 2011

The trustee in bankruptcy appealed against refusal of a declaration that a transfer of the bankrupt’s share in a house to his wife had been at an undervalue. Judges: Sales J Citations: [2011] EWHC 2047 (Ch), [2011] WTLR 1681, [2011] BPIR 1529 Links: Bailii Statutes: Insolvency Act 1986 339 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Insolvency Updated: … Continue reading Claridge, Re The Trustee In Bankruptcy of: ChD 29 Jul 2011

Re Kumar (A Bankrupt), ex parte Lewis v Kumar: 1993

H had transferred his interest in the jointly owned matrimonial home to W for her promise to have sole liability for the mortgage debt. Nearly a year later her divorce claim for capital provision was dismissed by consent on the basis that H had already transferred his interests to W. H was bankrupted, and his … Continue reading Re Kumar (A Bankrupt), ex parte Lewis v Kumar: 1993

Coulter v Chief Constable of Dorset Police: ChD 12 Dec 2003

The claimant had failed in an action for damages against the respondent, and had failed to pay the costs award. The respondent issued a statutory demand. He claimed that it was invalid because the chief constable had changed in the interim, and there had been no assignment of the benefit of the order. Held: The … Continue reading Coulter v Chief Constable of Dorset Police: ChD 12 Dec 2003

Platts v Western Trust and Savings Ltd: CA 9 Jun 1993

The court examined the extent of the Judge’s discretion on hearing an application to set aside a statutory demand. When property was valued for the purposes of a statutory demand, it should be as on a forced sale. A ‘forced sale’ was taken as one requiring completion within four months. The judge, in dealing with … Continue reading Platts v Western Trust and Savings Ltd: CA 9 Jun 1993

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy v Rigil Kent Acquisitions Ltd and Others: ChD 19 Dec 2017

Applications for the appointment of a provisional liquidator pending the hearing of various petitions for the winding up of a group of companies, on the public interest ground Judges: Marcus Smith J Citations: [2017] EWHC 3636 (Ch) Links: Bailii Statutes: Insolvency Act 1986 135 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Company, Insolvency Updated: 05 April 2022; Ref: … Continue reading The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy v Rigil Kent Acquisitions Ltd and Others: ChD 19 Dec 2017