Charging orders

This practice note provides a guide to charging orders and their effectiveness as an enforcement method and a summary of the practical and procedural steps. The note also covers the procedure for obtaining an order for sale which is the next step to achieve realisation of funds.

This note is under review in light of the decision in Fred Perry Holdings Ltd v Genis and another (unreported) 1 August 2014, see Legal update, Creditor's charging orders take priority over wife's home rights (High Court).

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