Debt Collecting Through Insolvency

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Course Overview

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

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 1 hour recorded webinar
  • This course provides one CPD point

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



About Instructor - Stephen Allinson

Stephen was the youngest lawyer to obtain the Licensed Insolvency Practitioner qualification and now combines a Consultancy practice at Lester Aldridge Solicitors with an extensive lecturing and presenting portfolio. Throughout his professional career, Stephen has undertaken the full range of debt recovery and insolvency procedures and for many years has been recognised as a ‘leader in his field’ by the Legal Directories. His client base includes many national and international companies as well as major institutions and he has had much experience working for H M Revenue and Customs and The Insolvency Service on their recovery work.

Stephen is a Fellow of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals, an Associate Member of the Association of Property and Fixed Charge Receivers and is the Chairman of the Joint Insolvency Examination Board which oversees the examination and appointment of new Insolvency Practitioners as well as being the Deputy Independent Examiner of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.

Course Curriculum

Debt Collecting through Insolvency

  • Webinar- Debt Collecting Through Insolvency How To Get It Right
  • Slides- Debt Collecting Through Insolvency
    29 Page
  • Evaluation- Debt Collecting Through Insolvency
    1 Page


  • Price
  • £ 60


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