The Liver Building

Personal Insolvency: A Practical Guide


Speaker: Chris Beanland

Date: Friday 18th September, 2020

Time: 13:30 - 16:30

Areas of Law: Company & Commercial

Competencies: A2 – A5, B3, B4, B6, B7 & D3

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

Course Code: S4322


Around 100,000 people a year enter a formal personal insolvency procedure. The fall out from Covid-19 is likely to significantly increase the figure. Lawyers of all disciplines should therefore be aware of the mechanics of personal insolvency law. This course aims to give lawyers from any background practical guidance on personal insolvency. The course will cover:

  • Debtors’ petitions (and the new out of court adjudication process)
  • Statutory demands
  • Creditors’ petitions
  • Applications to annul bankruptcy orders
  • Assets which vest in the trustee
  • The matrimonial home
  • Preferences and undervalues
  • Bankruptcy Restriction Orders
  • Debt Relief Orders
  • Individual voluntary arrangements

Core Competencies: A2 – A5, B3, B4, B6, B7 and D3

Aimed at: Fee earners in any legal discipline whose practice may encounter personal insolvency.

Learning outcomes: To give attendees a practical grounding in personal insolvency issues so as to be able to provide a better service to clients.

Level: intermediate

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.


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