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Experience and Expertise
Marcus’s practice covers the full range of insolvency matters, with a particular emphasis on annullment applications, preferences, transactions at an undervalue, and issues concerning priority creditors.
Cases and Work of Note
- Acting for the Revenue in the Court of Appeal in HMRC v Chamberlin  EWCA Civ 271: claim by the bankrupt to annul her bankruptcy on the basis that the VAT returns on which the petition had been based were said to be incorrect. This was an appeal by the Revenue from the order of Mr Donaldson QC, who had granted an appeal from the original order of Chief Registrar Baister and had granted the annullment. The Court allowed the appeal and reinstated the bankruptcy order;
- Nationwide Building Society v Wright and another  Ch.318 in which he appeared in the Court of Appeal for Nationwide on a claim by a trustee in bankruptcy to set aside a charging order obtained over a debtor’s home shortly before the debtor was declared bankrupt;
advising trustees of an offshore trust under attack by creditors of a bankrupt and an insolvent English company owned by the trust.