Josh is regularly instructed in matters arising out of corporate insolvency. He has particular experience of the conduct of administrations, including applications to extend the term of office, to be discharged from liability, to disapply the prescribed part and for directions.
Josh has often appeared in claims relating to preferences and transactions at an undervalue and in property claims related to companies that have become insolvent, particularly forfeiture claims. He also has experience of applications for delivery up of books and papers and for oral examination.
Josh also acts in bankruptcy matters. He has represented creditors, debtors, bankrupts and trustees in bankruptcy. His experience includes applications for validation orders and to set aside statutory demands and claims relating to transactions defrauding creditors.
He contributed to Insolvency Litigation: A Practical Guide, which was authored by a number of members of Radcliffe Chambers and published in October 2016. Josh wrote the chapters about fraudulent and wrongful trading, applications to restrain presentation and advertisement of winding up petitions and the conflict between the insolvency jurisdiction and the matrimonial jurisdiction.