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Liverpool Law School is one of the oldest law departments in the UK. We are committed to contributing, through the excellence of our research and policy work, to critical exploration of the role of law in promoting, or inhibiting, social justice. We strive for social relevance and to influence public debate and policy at the local, national, European and international levels.

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Wrong Target for the Parliamentary Inquiry on Fair Business Banking

In looking at the impacts of both Brexit and the current pandemic on businesses, insolvency issues are at the fore for many. With this in mind, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fair Business Banking have recently launched an inquiry into the relationship between banks and insolvency practitioners. In this blog, John Tribe, a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law, argues that they should re-focus their inquiry and instead focus their investigations on the corrosive dominance of secured creditors in insolvency.