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Iain Pester

Call: 1999   

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Insolvency

  • In the Matter of Joseph Ackerman: Iain successfully obtained a bankruptcy order against the debtor, at both first instance and on appeal.
  • William Old Creditors Action Ltd v Bramston (as Liquidator of Willian Old International Ltd) [2016] EWHC 1886 (Ch) – Iain acted for the creditors’ committee on a challenge to the fees charged by a liquidator.
  • Brister v Official Receiver [2015] BPIR 1008 – a case on annulment of a bankruptcy order which also raised various capacity issues. Iain acted for the successful applicant.
  • Astra Resources plc, Re [2015] EWHC 1830 (Ch) – winding up petitions, injunctions restraining the presentation of, and collateral use of a winding up petition
  • Webster v Mackay [2013] BPIR 1136: acted for the appellant in this appeal against the Chief Registrar’s refusal to annul a bankruptcy order. The case raised some difficult issues under the Insolvency Act 1986 about the jurisdiction to grant an annulment.