Insurance renewal-induced cessation

“… If someone is completing on Friday it does not help them if their solicitor ceases to practise on Thursday …” Some legal practices are only now, with one week to go, receiving premium quotes for their 1 October 2010 professional indemnity...

Escaping liability in professional partnership insolvencies

… It is possible inadvertently to throw away these defences in the course of the process leading up to administration, a PVA and/or IVAs … This article describes the run-up to a professional partnership insolvency, and the choices faced by the partners who...

Sale of an insolvent law firm

“… An intending purchaser who is aware of the firm’s difficulties should not purchase the firm from the partners, even if no winding-up or bankruptcy petitions have been presented …” (First published in the Law Society Gazette on 2 August 2007)...

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