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Form Comp 1: Apply to wind up a company that owes you money

Use this form to apply to the court to close or wind up a company if it can't pay its debts. This is also known as 'compulsory liquidation'.

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Winding-up petition

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Use this form (a ‘winding-up’ petition) to apply to the court to liquidate a company if it owes you money and can’t pay its debts.

You will also need to complete Form Comp 2: Confirm details of a ‘winding up’ petition confirming the details of your petition.

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Published 1 November 2017
Last updated 13 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. Changes made to the form in line with Schedule 10 to the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020.

  2. First published.