Insolvency Seminar @ The MShed, Bristol – 1st May 2019


Date: Wednesday 1st May 2019

Venue: The MShed, Bristol

Price: £175.00 + VAT

The Insolvency Team are delighted to announce they will be hosting their annual seminar on Wednesday 1st May 2019, at The MShed in Bristol. Chaired by Chief Insolvency and Companies Court Judge Nicholas Briggs, the day will include a keynote address by HHJ Matthews as well as a series of talks and workshops from members of the team.


8:45 Registration & breakfast

9:30 Chairman’s address – Chief Insolvency and Companies Court Judge Nicholas Briggs

9:45 Claims under s. 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 in the light of Sequana – Hugh Sims QC and Holly Doyle, Guildhall Chambers and Martin Askew, Clarke Willmott

10:30 Keynote speech – His Honour Judge Paul Matthews

11:00 Refreshment break

11:15 Annulment applications – Katie Gibb and James Hannant,Guildhall Chambers

11:55 The criminal, the civil, the environmental and planning liability! An exploration of environmental and planning liabilities (including Doonin and Dawson) in an insolvency scenario – Stefan Ramel and Brendon Moorhouse, Guildhall Chambers

12:35 Cross-border insolvency in a post-Brexit world – Samuel Parsons, Guildhall Chambers and Professor Gerard McCormack, University of Leeds

13:15 – LUNCH


You will be asked to choose your 1st and 2nd choice workshop options:

  1. s.172 of the Companies Act 2006 and the interest of creditors
    John Churchill, Guildhall Chambers and Alan Bennett, Ashfords
  2. Dealing with difficult bankrupts
    Richard Ascroft, Guildhall Chambers and Richard Hicken, Grant Thornton
  3. Funding and assignment of claims in Insolvency
    Manolete Partners & Guildhall members

15:15 Unjust enrichment and insolvency – Guildhall Chambers

15:45 De facto and shadow directors’ fiduciary duties and liabilities in the light of Instant Access Properties –  Simon Passfield, Guildhall Chambers and Simeon Gilchrist, Edwin Coe

16:30 Talk from sponsors – Manolete Partners PLC

16:45 – Finish with drinks on the terrace

Refreshments and a comprehensive delegate pack will be provided.

Please do let us know of any specific dietary requirements.

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