Amie Boothman

Call 2019

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Amie is regularly instructed in the following areas:

  • Applications to set aside statutory demands and contested bankruptcy petitions
  • Winding up petitions, including applications to prevent their advertisement or to contest the petition
  • Remuneration applications
  • Company restorations

Recent insolvency work Amie has undertaken includes:

  • Advising on and successfully winding up a company incorporated by Royal Charter in the 1800s.
  • Acting on behalf of the First Respondent in Re Farrar Construction Limited [2022] EWHC 24 (Ch).
  • Private examination hearings pursuant to section 366 applications and a section 236 application in the High Court.
  • Advised on the viability of section 130(2) Insolvency Act 1986 in a retrospective capacity where default judgment had been granted in respect of a claim against a company in liquidation.
  • Advised in relation to the routes available for resolving a dispute between directors of a company concerning the appropriate value of a director’s shareholding, considering the viability of a potential unfair prejudice petition, petitioning the winding up of the company or resolving matters by way of accountancy and negotiation.