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Debt Collecting Through Insolvency

Data Law Limited


£60 inc VAT
Or £20.00/mo. for 3 months...
Study method
Online, self-paced
1 hour
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:

    • Know how to handle individual and corporate statutory demands and how to avoid challenges in this area
    • Understand the possible outcomes and consequences of a compulsory liquidation hearing for your client
    • Be familiar with the latest updates in terms of case law, practice and procedure including cost consequences if your proceedings are challenged
    • Be aware of possible areas of reform which you will need to look out for in the future.
    • Have gained new tactics which you can use to impress your client

What is the target audience?

  • Practitioners


It is often said that insolvency procedures should not be used as a debt collection method, but is that right?

The threat of insolvency can often concentrate a debtor’s mind and produce contact when previous actions have been met with silence. This course will provide practical guidance on this subject and enable you to see how a careful use of insolvency procedures can produce a positive result for your client and, therefore, hopefully, build your and your firm’s reputation in this area of law.

This course will consider the following topics:

  • Statutory Demands
  • Latest law and practice
  • The Bankruptcy Hearing
  • The Compulsory Liquidation Hearing
  • The latest practice and procedure as set out in the Insolvency (Amendment) Rules and relevant Practice Directions

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