The Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016

26 October 2016
Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth
Judith Howson LLB (Hons) ACCA MABRP

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Edinburgh, 26 October 2016
Glasgow, 9 November 2016
Perth, 10 November 2016

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Consolidating over 30 years of bankruptcy legislation, this course will take a look at this new piece of legislation and consider its practical effect.

What you will learn:

This course will take you through the structure of this new piece of legislation and discuss its practical effect, together with discussion of the supporting regulations. It will recap on the principal changes introduced by the Bankruptcy and Debt Advice Act 2014 (“BADAS”) which will be consolidated into BSA16. The course will also examine how it will make money advice more accessible to both advisors and those facing financial difficulties in the future.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at licensed Insolvency Practitioners and their staff working in personal insolvency, seeking to gain a comprehensive understanding of the key changes and regulations that will be introduced by BSA16.  The course will also be of interest to solicitors and other professionals, particularly in the Money Advice Sector, who provide advice to either debtors or IPs and who require to understand the implications of the legislative changes.

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Judith Howson LLB (Hons) ACCA MABRP

Judith Howson has worked in the Insolvency profession for 18 years.  Judith's work experience began at Buchler Phillips, a year secondment at Ferrier Hodgson Insolvency Practitioners, Kroll Zolfo Cooper & Deloitte before setting up her own Insolvency Consultancy Practice late 2013.

Judith is ACCA / CPI & JIE qualified.  She was Instrumental in establishing the R3 Scottish Women in Insolvency Group and retains a place on the R3 Scotland Committee.

Judith is already carving out a strong reputation for herself as an insolvency trainer by preparing students not only for their future insolvency careers but by ensuring where possible they achieve a pass in their examinations.

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Course content:

·         Overview of BSA16

·         Recap of the key provisions of BADAS

·         Practical effect of BSA16

·         How will the Insolvency Practitioners role change?

·         Discussion of the supporting regulations


Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth


Tel: 0330 060 3303


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