The thief, his wife, a canoe and bankruptcy – is there still a stigma?

Thursday 26th May 2022

The thief, his wife and a canoe has been airing on TV recently, chronicling the story of John and Anne […]

Those in financial distress – how to avoid rogue advisors.

Thursday 26th May 2022

A recent case in the High Court of Justice, undertaken by the Insolvency Service, highlights the worrying and growing trend […]

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#TheBigShift, Insolvency and Independence.

Thursday 17th June 2021

As news of the merger between Wedlake Bell and Moon Bever reached our desks this week, and the increasing conversations […]

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Extension of Moratorium on Commercial Possessions

Friday 18th September 2020

On 16 September 2020, the Government confirmed that it is extending the moratorium on commercial possessions until 31 December 2020. […]

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New Insolvency Practice Direction and Winding-up Petitions

Friday 17th July 2020

The Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Robert Buckland MP, Secretary of State for Justice, has approved and signed a new […]

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COVID 19 – Temporary restrictions on landlords

Friday 1st May 2020

On 23 April 2020 the Government announced a temporary ban on landlords using statutory demands (made between 1 March 2020 […]

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Aggressive action by landlords for non payment of rent

Wednesday 15th April 2020

New legislation that stops forfeiture Most standard commercial leases include a right of re-entry which entitles the landlord to forfeit […]

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Witness statements – changes from today

Monday 6th April 2020

Insolvency Practitioners and others should be aware of a number of changes to the format and content of witness statements […]

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COVID-19: A survival guide for directors operating in the real world

Friday 3rd April 2020

Right on cue, law firms up and down the country are issuing briefing notes to their clients and contacts about […]

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An increased need for validation orders?

Wednesday 1st April 2020

The Court has recently published procedures that it will follow for upcoming hearings including winding up petitions. Further to our […]

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Winding up petitions no longer being adjourned

Tuesday 31st March 2020

It has been confirmed that the Insolvency & Companies Court has adapted rapidly to the existing emergency situation and now […]

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Emergency changes to UK insolvency law – update

Monday 30th March 2020

On 28 March 2020, Alok Sharma, the UK Business Secretary confirmed that the Government will be introducing new insolvency laws […]

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Emergency changes to UK insolvency law?

Thursday 26th March 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on businesses and individuals is already enormous. There has been a huge reduction in demand for […]

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Block Adjournment of Winding up Petitions

Thursday 26th March 2020

On 23 March 2020, Insolvency and Companies Court Judge Mullen set out the Court’s emergency response to managing winding up […]


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