Shelter e-bulletin – October 2018

By Isabelle (IMA) in on Nov 06, 2018

October 2018 e-bulletin update from the Shelter Specialist Debt Advice Service.

News and Legal updates

  • DRO Newsletter September / October 2018 released
  • Amendment to the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR)
  • Review of the monitoring and regulation of insolvency practitioners released
  • “Advising Guarantors” webinar available

Case Law

  • Court held the bankrupt debtor did not have a desire to prefer his brother-in-law – Re O’Shaughnessy (deceased); Abdulali (trustee in bankruptcy) v Finnegan and another [2018] EWHC 1806 (Ch)
  • Court held that England and Wales was not the bankrupt’s ‘centre of main interests’ – Deutsche Apotheker-Und Arztebank EG V Leitzbach [2018] EWHC 1544 (Ch)
  • Claimant did not take reasonable steps to ascertain the address of the defendant – Sajid -v- Nuur (Central London County court 30/7/18)

Spotlight

This month’s Spotlight piece explores the potential avenues available when clients are presenting an unpaid Magistrate Court fine focusing on cases of unknown proceedings and financial hardship.

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