John Waiting

Call 2010

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John has a broad practice, with a particular focus on commercial, property and insolvency matters. His insolvency practice extends to:

  • Personal Bankruptcy including Bankruptcy Petitions and Applications to Set- Aside Statutory Demands
  • Public Examination of Bankrupts
  • Corporate Insolvency including Winding-up Petitions and Applications to Set- Aside Statutory Demands
  • Orders for Sale by the Trustee in Bankruptcy
  • Administration Applications and Applications for extension of an Administrator’s term of office
  • Applications for directions to office holders from the court.


Acted for a Trustee in Bankruptcy in Order for Sale proceedings, where the wife of the bankrupt raised a defence based upon the equity of exoneration.

Successfully acted to annul a bankruptcy relying on section 282(a) of the Insolvency Act 1986.

Acted for a supervisor of a CVA which was challenged by a creditor.

Appeared on various contested bankruptcy and winding-up petitions.