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Insolvency for Family Lawyers (online)


Speaker: Chris Beanland

Date: Friday 7th June, 2024

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Areas of Law: Company & Commercial; Family

Competencies: B


Course Code: S4811


Anyone who practices in the area of family law  needs to be aware of the interaction between family law and insolvency law. There are may traps for the unwary. This online course deals with insolvency issues that all family lawyers should be aware of in their day to day practice.

The course covers:

  • Use of a bankruptcy petition as part of a ‘scorched earth’ policy
  • Making an application to annul an abusive petition
  • Matrimonial settlements and 284 Insolvency Act 1986
  • Bankruptcy and the family home
  • Pensions on insolvency
  • Income payments orders
  • Do claims under the MCA 1973 vest in a trustee?
  • Challenging matrimonial settlements as transactions at an undervalue or preference

Can’t make the date/time or need to revisit the training? No problem, booking onto this event means you will receive a link to access a recording of the event at your leisure! The link will be sent within approx 72hrs of live broadcast & be available for approx. 3 months, to view as many times as you wish.

Speaker Biographies

Chris Beanland qualified in 1992 with Eversheds, where he continued to practise in the Insolvency Department for a number of years. Chris is now an Associate Professor at The University of Law, Manchester and lectures extensively on company, commercial and insolvency issues.


Member £80
Non-member £110
Training Passport Free
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