This course sets out the key distinctions between Scottish and English corporate insolvency processes. We look at differences in legal process, legal terminology, and the wider Scottish legal landscape. We will look in detail at the remuneration approval process and how to get paid in a Scottish appointment.
This course is suitable for experienced Insolvency Practitioners looking for an update and a fresh approach to Scottish case issues, as well as staff who would benefit from an in depth introduction or refresher to Scottish insolvency law.
Full day course: £295 + VAT
50% discount for third delegate booking
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