Shelter e-bulletin – February 2019

By Isabelle (IMA) in on Feb 28, 2019

February 2019 e-bulletin update from the Shelter Specialist Debt Advice Service.

News and legal updates

  • DRO Newsletter – January 2019
  • Insolvency Service email addresses changing
  • Insolvency Statistics released – October to December 2018
  • Ombudsman News – Issue 147
  • SFS Guidelines

Case law

  • The default notice now confirmed as a cause of action regarding limitation – Doyle v PRA Group (UK) Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 12
  • The court dismissed an appeal to challenge a trustee in bankruptcy’s remuneration – Singh v Hicken [2018] EWHC 3277 (Ch)
  • Enforcement agents did not follow the law when taking control of goods – Rooftops South West Limited (and others) v Ash Interiors (UK) Limited, Direct Collection Bailiffs Ltd and Claire Sandbrook [2018] EWHC 2798 (QB)

Spotlight

This month’s Spotlight explores the effects of gambling on the different aspects of a DRO application.

Celebrating Success

This month’s success story is from Jessica Foulds from Oxhey Citizens Advice who assisted a client who had been mis-sold an IVA.

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