Re Debenhams Retail Limited (in administration) [2020] EWHC 921 (Ch) – Article by Matthew Weaver

In a judgment dated 17th April 2020 in Re Debenhams Retail Limited (in administration) [2020] EWHC 921 (Ch), Trower J determined an application for directions by the joint administrators of Debenhams which concerned the impact of the application of the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in administrations and the recent decision of Snowden J in Re Carluccio’s Limited (in administration) [2020] EWHC 886 (Ch). Matthew Weaver considers Trower J’s judgment and its implications in this briefing. You can download this briefing here and Matthew’s previous briefing on Re Carluccio’s Limited [2020] EWHC 886 (Ch) here.