Insolvency Bitesize: E-filing and Chancellor guidance

The Chancellor of the High Court has published guidance on how the courts will deal with the e-filing of a “notice of appointment of an administrator” when the court is closed – this is an issue that has caused a great deal of confusion recently with several court decisions taking different approaches to the underlying difficulties.

The guidance is helpful, but our view remains that e-filing out-of-court out-of-hours involves unnecessary risk and uncertainty.

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