Author Archives: Peter Jones

Husband left with less than 1/3 of assets after short marriage!

The Court of Appeal left solicitors with more questions than answers recently after ruling that factors such as a dual-career/income, separate finances, no children and a short marriage can be ample evidence to depart from the long standing principle of … Continue reading

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The Director’s Friend and Director Disqualification – a testimonial received

This blog post features a testimonial from a client who was faced with a substantial director disqualification investigation against him. The client was recommended to the Director’s Friend by their accountant to advise.   The investigation was wide ranging and … Continue reading

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Changes to Debt Claims

The Civil Procedure Rule Committee has introduced new rules in relation to debt claims which will be governed by Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims and will come into force on 1st October 2017. The new Protocol will apply to any … Continue reading

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I’m very happy with my new home!

“I just wanted to send a mail to say thank you very much for all your work on my sale and purchase. Realise it was a tough one and also that you had a lot of queries to deal with … Continue reading

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Food for thought – Director Disqualifications for Business Manager and Bass Player of UB40

This is the next article in a series by the Director’s Friend. The Insolvency Service (‘IS’) confirmed in a recent press release that David Parker (‘Mr Parker’) (the UB40 business manager) and Earl Acton Falconer (‘Mr Falconer’) (the UB40 bass … Continue reading

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Lawnet Challenge 10/06/2017 – The Great Washout!

Hard to believe it in the current heat we’re experiencing, but a couple of weekends ago, some employees of ours took part in a yearly Lawnet Challenge and encountered some rather wet weather! Peter Jones, our Business Development Manager has … Continue reading

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The Director’s Friend – Director disqualification and Compensation to Creditors(s)

In a my blog dated 21 December 2016 (see: http://www.breezeandwyles.co.uk/more-bad-news-for-directors-and-their-personal-liability/) I talked about the new risk to directors in the context of Director Disqualification investigations being that the Secretary of State can now also seek compensation from the director(s) where … Continue reading

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Broker Engagement Programme

In an effort to support brokers more, Breezeplus+ Legal Solutions has today launched its Broker Engagement Programme.   The Programme is open to any broker who has more than five current remortgages being processed by us. This program will allow those … Continue reading

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INCREASING COMPANY INSOLVENCIES

This is the next in the series of my blogs for the Director’s Friend. THE LATEST STASTICS:   On 28 April 2017, the latest quarterly insolvency statistics were released by the Insolvency Service (‘IS’). By comparison with the first quarter of … Continue reading

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Setting aside a Notice of Intention to appoint an Administrator by a Director (‘NOI’)

The Court of Appeal has given a recent judgement setting aside an NOI. That was in the following case: JCAM Commercial Real Estate Property XV Limited v. Davis Haulage Limited [2017] EWCA Civ 267 that is reported here: http://cases.iclr.co.uk/Subscr/search.aspx?docID=WLRD2017-265. Lord … Continue reading

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