Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 273 (Nov)
Court: Chancery Division

Patten J

Representation David Uff (instructed by Pannone & Partners, Manchester) for the trustee in bankruptcy.
  Victor Joffe QC and Timothy Collingwood (instructed by Bermans, New York) for the bankrupt.
Judgment Dates: 7 November 2005


Insolvency - Inquiry as to bankrupt's dealings and property - Summons to persons capable of giving information - Trustee in bankruptcy requesting that bankrupt produce specified categories of documents - Whether documents necessary for stated purpose - Whether court should grant order - , s 366(1).

The Case

The Court ruled on the trustee in bankruptcy's request pursuant to of the Insolvency Act 1986 for the production by the bankrupt of specified categories of documents which the trustee claimed were relevant to his investigation into the bankrupt's assets.

Practice Areas

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