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Law Resources: Insolvency
A complete service for all matters relating to insolvency and bankrupcy.
Publisher: Ministry of Justice
The Directory: Courts and Tribunals
We handle petitions to bankrupt individuals living in London where a creditor has made the petition and is owed £50,000 or more. If the petition is less than this amount and the debtor lives in London then it will be heard by the Central London County Court based at the Thomas More Building in the Royal Courts of Justice. Petitions where the debtor lives outside of London will be heard by a local county court. Other petitions that we handle include: those brought by creditors where the debtor has no fixed abode applications by undischarged bankrupts for permission to act as a company director applications to set aside statutory demands where the debt is £50,000 or more We do not deal with petitions to declare yourself bankrupt.
The most common types of case we handle include: disputes relating to business, property or land disputes over trusts competition claims under either European or UK competition law commercial disputes (domestic and international) intellectual property issues disputes over the validity of a will (‘probate disputes’) We also hear appeals about: decisions of masters insolvency decisions made by High Court registrars or the County Court most decisions of the County Court decisions of certain tribunals We also handle a wide range of other issues which include: claims relating to partnerships (eg dissolution) cancelling, setting aside or correcting (‘rectifying’) errors in deeds and other legal instruments breaches of trust or contract professional negligence
The Directory: Law Associations: International
Formerly known as the European Insolvency Practitioners Association INSOL Europe is a group of professionals who specialise in business rehabilitation, reconstruction and recovery as well as traditional insolvency procedures.
International Association of Insolvency Professionals - a world-wide federation of national associations for accountants and lawyers who specialise in turnaround and insolvency.
International organization of government insolvency regulators, including government departments, agencies and public authorities with jurisdiction for insolvency policy, practice and/or regulation.
The Directory: Law Associations: Lawyers
A special interest group to promote the role of lawyers in the insolvency profession generally and to advance the theory and practice of insolvency administration.
The Directory: Official Publications
Contains a wide range of office notices including State, Parliamentary and Ecclesiastical notices, Transport and Planning notices as well as Corporate and Personal Insolvency notices to name a few. In addition, a number of Supplements are published covering Honours and Awards, Premium Bonds, Armed Forces Promotions and Re-gradings, Companies' information, etc. and a Quarterly Index.
The Directory: Professional Associations
Professional association for business recovery, corporate reconstruction, insolvency and turnaround specialists in the UK.
Global body for professional accountants.
Recognised Professional Body whose purpose is to inform and regulate insolvency practitioners within the UK and Ireland.
Providing members with knowledge and guidance to maintain the highest ethical and technical standards for business.
The Directory: The Crown
The Crown Estate is constituted as a statutory corporation under the Crown Estate Act 1961. It is a body established in perpetuity under the Act as a trust estate. Independent of government and the monarch, The Crown Estate's public function is to: Invest in and manage certain property assets belonging to the monarch; and remit its revenue surplus each year to the Exchequer.
The Directory: Trade and Industry Organisations
Public interest body established in 2000 to look at the ethical and professional standards of the insolvency profession.
Trade body, formerly ATIES, created to maintain the highest professional and ethical standards in the provision of interim management services.