Category: <span>Property, Chancery & Commercial</span>
18
Aug
20
Retrospective changes introduced by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 to the wrongful trading regime to mitigate the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. ...

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30
Jul
20
Ipso facto provision introduced to UK insolvency landscape by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (“the 2020 Act”). On 26 June 2020 the Corporate Insolvency and ...

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27
Jul
20
Simon Newman of 1 Chancery Lane recently acted for a petitioner and obtained one of the first Winding Up Orders under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the 2020 Act).  The unusual ...

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24
Jul
20
In this Update John Bryant considers two cases which deal with the tragic circumstances in which the Forfeiture Rule applies, Richard Cherry reports on Court of Appeal’s first encounter with the ...

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24
Jul
20
On 1 June 2020, Morgan J granted ex parte application to restrain the presentation of a winding up petition by a landlord of its tenant company, a high street retailer. The judgment can be ...

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24
Jul
20
Sometimes a judgment blows away the smoke produced by generations of lawyers and leaves the legal landscape a little bit clearer. The judgment of Lewison LJ in Rees v Earl of Plymouth is one ...

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24
Jul
20
Many flats held under long leases are not occupied by the headlessee but someone occupying under a sub-tenancy. This arrangement can give rise to difficulties enforcing the terms of the headlease that ...

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24
Jul
20
Richard Cherry of 1 Chancery Lane appeared for the Respondent. A fuller note of Richard’s analysis of the Court of Appeal’s decision can be found

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24
Jul
20
The Forfeiture Rule It is a well-known principle of public policy that a person should not benefit from his or her criminal activity.  As Fry L.J. put it in Cleaver ...

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23
Jul
20
UK insolvency landscape permanently changed by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (“the 2020 Act”). On 26 June 2020 the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act ...

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