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Categories:
Insolvency & Restructuring
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at providing beginner level practitioners and practitioners with an interest in insolvency law with an understanding of bankruptcy petitions. It will explain the nature of creditor's petitions, examine the different ways of serving a petition and provide guidance on how to present a petition and respond to a petition.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Have learnt about the nature of creditor's petitions;
  • Have learnt about serving bankruptcy petitions through statutory demands and judgment debts;
  • Have learnt about the presentation of a petition, contents of a petition and accompanying documents to be filed at court;
  • Have learnt about principal routes to be considered when responding to a creditor's bankruptcy petition.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Panel Discussion
Practical Guide
Procedural
Sources and References:
  • Council Regulation (EC) No 1346/2000;
  • Sections 265 to 282 Insolvency Act 1986;
  • Klamer v Kyriakides and Braier [2005] BPIR 1142;
  • Rule 6 Insolvency Rules 1986;
  • Re: A debtor (No. 49 and 50 of 1992) [1995] Ch 66;
  • London Borough of Lambeth v Simon [2007] BPIR 1629;
  • Paragraph 11.4 Practice Directions on Insolvency Proceedings;
  • CPR Part 52;
  • Part 7 Practice Direction on Insolvency Proceedings;
  • Paragraph 17.6 Practice Directions on Insolvency Proceedings;
  • TSB v Platts [1999] BPIR 885.

In this podcast, Matthew Smith of Maitland Chambers and Sharif Shivji of 4 Stone Buildings discuss bankruptcy petitions. This podcast explains the nature of creditor's petitions, the procedure for serving and responding to statutory demands, judgment debts and also how to file, present and respond to petitions. This legal podcast is suitable for those with limited experience of bankruptcy petitions.

Podcast Added: 14/9/2008

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-07-25

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