Creditors in a liquidation have only a right to have the assets administered by the liquidator in accordance with the provisions of the Insolvency Act 1986. The trust applies only to the company’s property. It does not affect the proprietary interests of others.
 1 WLR 355
England and Wales
Cited – Buchler and another (as joint liquidators of Leyland DAF Limited) v Talbot and another (as joint administrative receivers of Leyland DAF Limited) and Stichting Ofasec and others HL 4-Mar-2004
The liquidator sought to recover his expenses from assets charged under a floating charge in priority to the chargee.
Held: Barleycorn was decided in error. The liquidators costs incurred in an insolvent winding up were not to be charged . .
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Updated: 03 July 2022; Ref: scu.194249