The Liver Building

Insolvency Update


Speaker: Chris Beanland

Date: Friday 22nd November, 2019

Time: 13:30 - 16:30

Areas of Law: Company & Commercial

Competencies: A2 / A3 / A4 / A5
B3 / B4 / B6 / B7

Liverpool Law Society,
2nd Floor Helix,
Edmund Street,
L3 9NY

Course Code: S4205


2019 has seen another busy year on the insolvency front. This course will take practitioners through notable developments from 2019 covering:

  • Revisions to the Chancery Guide
  • Does s.285(3) Insolvency Act 1986 prevent committal for contempt? – Bayliss v Saxton [2018] EWHC 3365
  • The interplay between adjudication in building disputes and liquidation: Bresco Electrical Services Ltd v Michael J Lonsdale Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 27
  • Dealing with consecutive bankruptcy petitions: Islandsbanki HF v Stanford [2019] EWHC 307
  • s.245 Insolvency Act 1986 and fixed fee agreements: Crumpler v Candey Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 345
  • Can a dividend be a transaction at an undervalue? – BTI 2014 LLC v Sequana SA [2019] EWCA Civ 112
  • Do non-contractual unpaid barrister’s fees vest in a trustee? – Gwinnutt v Gearge [2019] EWCA Civ 656
  • s. 127 Insolvency Act 1986 and change of position defence: Dingley v Nisa Retail Ltd [2019] EWHC 1383

Speaker Biographies

Chris Beanland qualified in 1992 with Eversheds, where he continued to practise in the Insolvency Department for a number of years. Chris now lectures extensively on company, commercial and insolvency issues.


Member £105
Non-member £150
Corporate Member Training Offer 1 Credit
Training Season Ticket Free
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