Debt in UK Law

  • Investors Compensation Scheme Ltd v West Bromwich Building Society
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Junho 1997
    ... ... Firm and arising out of the circumstances giving rise to the Claim or otherwise relating to the Claim whether such claims shall arise in debt, breach of contract, tort, breach of trust or in any other manner whatsoever (and including all sums to which I/we may become entitled under sections ... ...
  • The Joint Administrators of LB Holdings Intermediate 2 Ltd ((in Administration)) and Others v Anthony Victor Lomas and Others
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 Maio 2015
    ... ... It is convenient to address the questions by reference to the numbered paragraphs of that order. Subordinated debt – paragraph (i) ... 9 The first question raised by the appeal concerns the ranking in the administration and ... ...
  • Re Sevenoaks Stationers (Retail) Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 31 Julho 1990
    ... ... They are simply a debt owed by the company to the Revenue or the Commissioners of Customs and Excise. I cannot accept that failure to pay these debts is regarded in the ... ...
  • Places for People Homes Ltd v Sharples
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 15 Julho 2011
    ... ... 3 In the other appeal Stephen Godfrey, in respect of whom a Debt Relief Order ("DRO") was made on 27 April 2009, appeals the order of His Honour Judge Harris QC on 22 February 2010 in the Oxford County Court ... ...
  • Johnson and Another v Davies and Another
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 Março 1998
    ... ... will not itself be subject to the arrangement) may prejudice the other creditors who have entered into the arrangement on the basis that that debt will stand in the same position as the debts which are owed to them ... 9 The extent to which the statement of the general rule in Deanplan Ltd v ... ...
  • Nimenia Maritime Corporation v Trave Gmbh & Company
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 Fevereiro 1986
    ... ... and persons connected with them, have a history of default on loans or trade debts—that, in the words of Lord Justice Lawton, they are 'debt dodgers'. He did not speak to any bad reputation in the trade. He did not even say that the buyers had tried without success to find out about the ... ...
  • Quistclose Investments Ltd v Rolls Razor Ltd ((in Liquidation))
    • House of Lords
    • 31 Outubro 1968
    ... ... The transaction, it was said, between the Respondents and Rolls Razor Ltd., was one of loan, giving rise to a legal action of debt. This necessarily excluded the implication of any trust, enforceable in equity, in the Respondents' favour: a transaction may attract one action or ... ...
  • Barclays Bank Plc v O'Brien
    • House of Lords
    • 21 Outubro 1993
    ... ... Shortly stated the question is whether a bank is entitled to enforce against a wife an obligation to secure a debt owed by her husband to the bank where the wife has been induced to stand as surety for her husband's debt by the undue influence or misrepresentation ... ...
  • Nocton v Lord Ashburton et è Contra
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Junho 1914
  • Rolled Steel Products (Holdings) Ltd v British Steel Corporation
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 Junho 1984
    ... ... 12 By April 1968 Mr. Shenkman had still failed to reduce the debt. Colvilles accordingly reported the matter to the legal services department. Mr. Edwards, the head of that department, decided that the best solution ... ...
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