Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2016] All ER (D) 20 (Aug)
Neutral Citation: [2016] EWHC 1965 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division, Companies Court
Judge:

Birss J

Representation David Alison QC (instructed by Stephenson Harwood LLP and DLA Piper UK LLP) for the company.
Judgment Dates: 29 July 2016

Catchwords

Company - Administration - Appointment of administrators - Appointment of concurrent administrators - Administrators of company applying for appointment of concurrent administrators - Whether appointment of concurrent administrators in best interests of creditors - .

The Case

Company Administration. The Companies Court held that the appointment of additional administrators, appointed concurrently with existing administrators of BHS Ltd, was in the best interests of creditors, as it would enable an investigation into possible claims the company might be entitled to bring against former and current directors of the company in the most timely and efficient manner.

Practice Areas

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