VA’s & DoCA’s

VAs defeated on fees but chair casts in DoCA’s favour

Hall Chadwick partner Kathleen Vouris. Last week saw one of those scenarios – not entirely uncommon – where the chair of a deadlocked meeting has to give effect to the phrase “creditors will determine the future of the Company”. As well as defenestrating the spirit of the term in its purest sense, chairman or chairwomen choosing to use their power to break a deadlock invariably…

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Hall Chadwick trio pushing lien envelope as fees mount

Hall Chadwick’s Richard Lawrence. Hall Chadwick’s Richard Albarran. Sometime soon we should know whether an administrator trading on a business can claim a lien over funds generated from the sale – by receivers – of assets that were never the property of the company to which the administrators were appointed, and couldn’t be said to have been possessed, preserved and realised by the administrators exclusively…