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Catherine Addy reappointed to the Insolvency Rules Committee

Catherine Addy has been reappointed as an additional barrister member to the Insolvency Rules Committee.

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The Lord Chancellor, in consultation with the Chancellor of the High Court, has today confirmed the reappointment of Catherine Addy to the Insolvency Rules Committee (IRC).

Catherine Addy will serve as an additional barrister member of the committee for 3 years, remaining in post until 29 March 2019.

The IRC is an advisory, non-departmental public body which operates under section 413 of the Insolvency Act 1986.

It is consulted by the Lord Chancellor before government makes any rules under section 411 (company insolvency rules) or section 412 (individual insolvency rules) of the Act.

The IRC comprises a High Court judge attached to the Chancery Division, as well as various members of the judiciary, legal and accountancy professions.

Published 26 May 2016