Re Peak Hotels and Resorts Ltd (in liquidation)

Solicitor – Lien. The liquidators' application for recognition of foreign main proceedings did not amount to 'proceedings' within the definition of art 4(c) of the Legal Aid, Setencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Commencement No.5 and Saving Provisions) Order 2013, SI 2013/77. Further, the Chancery Division held that the claimant was not entitled to a common law lien to secure the payment of the fixed fee it had agreed with the company. It had waived its entitlement to a lien by entering into a deed of charge with the company.

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