Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 162 (Nov)
Court: Chancery Division

Lindsay J

Representation Adrian Pay (instructed by Susan Heads & Co, Chislehurst) for the company.
  Muhammed Haque (instructed by Warners, Tunbridge) for the petitioner
Judgment Dates: 11 November 2005


Company - Winding up - Petition - Dispute as to existence of debt - Company seeking order restraining advertisement of petition and dismissal of petition - Whether debt disputed on bona fide grounds.

The Case

A petition for the winding up of the applicant company would be dismissed on terms that the petition debt be paid into a joint account to await the early disposal of county court proceedings which were to be pursued by the respondent petitioner with due diligence.

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