Stein v Blake: CA 13 May 1993

The plaintiff argued that: ‘Nothing in the wording of section 323 changes the nature of set-off as it operates between solvent parties; it merely widens the categories of claim capable of being, and which must be, set off.’
Held: The decision in Farley was wrong and that the separate causes of action survived the bankruptcy and could be assigned, subject to the ‘equity’ of the bankruptcy set-off.
Balcombe LJ
Times 13-May-1993, [1994] Ch 16
Insolvency Act 1986 323f
England and Wales
Cited by:
Appeal fromStein v Blake HL 18-May-1995
Where A and B each have claims against each other and A is insolvent, the common amount is set off, and the net difference remains as a debt due.
Hoffmann L said: ‘It is a matter of common occurrence for an individual to become insolvent while . .
Independent 19-May-95, Times 19-May-95, [1996] 1 AC 243, [1995] UKHL 11, [1995] 2 All ER 961, [1995] 2 WLR 710, [1995] 2 BCLC 94
See AlsoStein v Blake and others CA 13-Oct-1997
The defendants challenged leave to appeal given to the plaintiff against dismissal of his claim following the Prudential Assurance case.
Held: The issue was whether the plaintiff can recover the loss which he has allegedly sustained by reason . .
[1997] EWCA Civ 2474, [1998] 1 All ER 724, [1997] EWCA Civ 4002, [1998] 1 BCLC 573, [1998] BCC 316
See AlsoStein v Blake and others CA 13-Oct-1997
The defendants challenged leave to appeal given to the plaintiff against dismissal of his claim following the Prudential Assurance case.
Held: The issue was whether the plaintiff can recover the loss which he has allegedly sustained by reason . .
[1997] EWCA Civ 2474, [1998] 1 All ER 724, [1997] EWCA Civ 4002, [1998] 1 BCLC 573, [1998] BCC 316
See AlsoStein v Blake ChD 31-Oct-2000
When a Legal Aid certificate was withdrawn, leading to an opposing party suffering abortive costs in continuing the action, it was not a duty of the Legal Services Commission to inform the opposing side. They would have no access to arrangements . .
Times 31-Oct-00, Gazette 09-Nov-00

These lists may be incomplete.
Updated: 19 December 2020; Ref: scu.89539