Hot on the heels of Mr Registrar Simmonds' recent retirement, the Bankruptcy Registry has now lost another one of it's judges to retirement. Mr Registrar Jaques retires today. Mr Registrar Jaques (68) was called to the Bar (Lincoln's Inn) in 1963. He was appointed as a Deputy Bankruptcy Registrar in 1996. Registrar Jaques was appointed a Bankruptcy Registrar on 6 April 1998 and retires from a heavy judicial workload. Amongst other things Registrar Jaques sat on the Insolvency Rules Committee from 15.03.07 until 14.03.10. Registrar Jaques also bankrupted Koo Stark. His recent notable reported cases include:
- Freeburn v Hunt  C.L.Y. 1903
- Phoenix Kapitaldienst GmbH, Re  B.P.I.R. 1082
- Maccaba v Lichtenstein  B.P.I.R. 994
The Judicial Appointments Commission have advertised for a new Bankruptcy Registrar. Happy retirement Registrar Jaques!
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