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Griffins appointed Administrators of Supercapital Limited

On 12 September 2019, Supercapital ceased to provide any regulated business and Supercapital has updated its website to this effect. On 27 September 2019, the director of Supercapital Limited placed the company into administration.   Kevin Goldfarb and Stephen Hunt, both licensed insolvency practitioners and partners in Griffins, have been appointed as joint Administrators.  As Administrators…

Income Payments Orders are Provable in a Second Bankruptcy

The statutory lacuna over the effects of a second bankruptcy order on an existing Income Payments Order (“IPO”) has been filled by the Court of Appeal in Azuonye v Kent [2019] EWCA CIV 1289. The end result, that the IPO payments become debts provable in the second bankruptcy, seems to follow logic but it is of interest how…

Griffins Insolvency, Litigation & Forensics Conference – June 2019

Thank you to all those who attended the Griffins Insolvency, Litigation & Forensics Conference 2019. We hope that you found the sessions informative and interesting. A special thank you to our speakers from the UK and abroad for sharing their experiences with us. If you would like further information on any of the topics covered…

Trevor Slack Joins Griffins as a Forensics Partner

Griffins is delighted to announce that Trevor Slack has joined the firm to become the new head of forensics. Trevor is a valuation expert and forensic accountant with over 20 years’ experience that now focuses on litigation support, valuation and international arbitration. Trevor’s extensive experience covers almost every aspect of forensics and valuation in almost…

Griffins succeed at the Supreme Court

In the matter of Burnden Holdings (UK) Limited v Fielding and another the Supreme Court has upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal in its interpretation is s.21(1)(b) Limitation Act 1980. Lord Kerr, Lord Sumption, Lord Carnwath, Lord Lloyd-Jones and Lord Briggs were unanimous in their view that the appeal should be dismissed, finding that section…

Victory tastes sweet (and bitter later!)

Tuesday night saw the first of a number of 5-a-side football matches scheduled between Griffins and rival insolvency firm Mazars. To the action shortly but first comment must be passed on the comparison that was made between this and those derby matches between Rangers and Celtic.  It’s true there were some similarities although given the…

Griffins’ runners complete London Marathon

London witnessed its biggest London Marathon with over 40,000 having taken part on Sunday, 23 April. Two of the runners waved off by the starters, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, were members of staff from this firm’s London office, Ian Ramsay and Marc Graham. It was a great feat of endurance…