Change of Carriage

Frances CoulsonSenior & Managing Partner, Head of Litigation & Insolvency, Moon Beever

Change of carriage of a bankruptcy petition has always been a tricky area, as Hood v JD Classics Ltd (In Administration) [2020] EWHC 3232 (Ch) demonstrates, which may be a reason why it is rarely used. In this case Michael Green J allowed an appeal from a decision of Deputy ICC Judge Jones granting change of carriage of a bankruptcy petition brought by HMRC against the appellant, Mr Hood, to the respondent, JD Classics Limited and making a bankruptcy order against him.

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