Additional Caution Required for Insolvency Practitioners Relying on Companies House Filings

March 2024
Region: Europe

Over the past week, reports have emerged about filings that have been made at Companies House marking a charge as satisfied, without the company’s or relevant lender’s knowledge.

There were rumours last week, which were simply that, because Companies House had not publicly announced any issue, but, as we have seen over the weekend and is now widely reported in the news, it appears that there have been at least 800 erroneous filings.

To read more about the possible impact that this could have on insolvency practitioners, see our alert and to discuss the impact of the above on a specific matter, please contact one of the key contacts listed below.