Hellas Telecommunications (Luxembourg) Ii Sca, Joint Liquidators of v Slaughter and May (A Firm): CA 24 May 2016

The court was asked whether, where a firm of solicitors provides legal services to a company in administration, Hellas Telecommunications (Luxembourg) II SCA (‘the Company’), and the firm and the administrators agree the amount of their fees, subsequently appointed liquidators of the company can ask the companies court to assess, that is, determine the amount of, those costs, either under Rule 7.34 (as in force at the date relevant to these proceedings) of the Insolvency Rules 1986 (‘IR’) or under the inherent jurisdiction of the companies court.

Arden, Jackson, Kitchin LJJ
[2016] EWCA Civ 474
England and Wales

Legal Professions, Insolvency

Updated: 16 January 2022; Ref: scu.564690