Guildhall Insolvency Leeds & Birmingham Seminar Series 2016


The team will be hosting their annual seminar in Leeds on Wednesday 2nd March and Birmingham on Thursday 3rd March 2016.

The seminar will include presentations from the members of the team and is a date not to be missed!
Each seminar will start at 5:00pm for 2 hours, followed by drinks and canapés.

The seminar will focus on the most recent developments in both personal and commercial insolvency law, including restoring companies to the register and Validation Orders; prospective and retrospective applications.

Full Programme:

Removal of Office Holders – Simon Passfield

  • Requisition of creditors’ meeting
  • Applications by bankrupts / contributories
  • Applications by disgruntled creditors
  • Conflict of interest

Company resurrection: the new law – Stefan Ramel

  • Restoration practice and procedure under the Companies Act 2006
  • Recent cases review, including: Davy v Pickering [2015] EWHC 380 (Ch) [2015] 2 BCLC 116, Barclays Bank Plc v Registrar of Companies & Others [2015] EWHC 2806 (Ch) Re Fivestar Properties Ltd [2015] EWHC 2782 (Ch), Hawkes v County Leasing Asset Management Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 1251

Validation Orders – Chris Brockman & James Hannant

  • Prospective Applications 
  • Retrospective Applications 
  • Policy & Legal Considerations 
  • Relevance of knowledge 
  • Recent case law : Wilson v SMC (Re 375 Live) [2015]

IVA challenge case study – Jeremy Bamford & Richard Ascroft

  • Material irregularity 
  • Kapoor abuse / collateral advantage 
  • Entitlement to vote 
  • Second count – associates 
  • Irregularities but material? 

Cost: £50+VAT.

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