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Episode 1: Litigation – Preparation and logistics
Episode 1: Litigation – Preparation and logistics

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In this episode Gemma considers the logistical issues faced by office-holders and their legal advisors in complying with Pre-Action Protocols. She then discusses the procedural steps to serve the claim form and the associated methods of service, including service out of the original jurisdiction.

Guest Speaker: 

Gemma Kaplan, Partner, Pinsent Masons LLP


Gemma KaplanGemma is a contentious insolvency specialist with 13 years' experience. She regularly acts for a large number of clients advising insolvency practitioners and lenders on corporate insolvencies and complex bankruptcies. Additionally, Gemma regularly advises invoice discounters/factors and asset-based lenders, carving out a niche in recoveries and restructuring advice in the receivables finance industry. She has experience in fraud investigations and often advises insolvency practitioners regarding claims arising out of directors' breaches of statutory duties.

Gemma is an experienced litigator and is known for her committed and strong approach in pursuing claims. Her advice incorporates the use of investigatory powers, cross-border insolvency and recognition and prevention of asset dissipation. Gemma specialises in investigatory work arising out of fraudulent directors and fraudulent and negligent insolvency practitioners. Gemma also represents directors being pursued by insolvency practitioners and the Insolvency Service and has advised in respect of directors’ disqualification and Insolvency Service investigations.


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19 August 2020

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