How directors can avoid making invalid out-of-court administration appointments after Minmar

A practice note discussing the risks for directors of making invalid out-of-court administration appointments, following the decision of the High Court in Minmar (929) Ltd v Khalastchi and another [2011] EWHC 1159 (Ch).

Please note: this practice note was written and published before the High Court gave judgment in National Westminster Bank plc v Msaada Group (a firm) and others [2011] EWHC 3423 (Ch) and Re Virtualpurple Professional Services Ltd [2011] EWHC 3487 (Ch). For more information about those decisions, see Legal update, Conflicting decisions on directors' out of court administration appointments (High Court). For a maintained resource about the appointment of administrators, see Practice note, How do I place a company into administration?.

Adam Deacock, Radcliffe Chambers


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