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Application for Permission to Appeal in ‘Gertner’

CFL Finance Ltd, has applied to the Supreme Court for permission to appeal in CFL Finance Ltd v Gertner [2021] EWCA Civ 228, concerning the issue of what is ‘credit’ in the context of an agreement by way of Tomlin Order.

The proposed grounds of appeal are: (i) the CA erred as to the correct test for whether a settlement agreement provides credit within the meaning of the CCA 1974 and (ii) the CA erred in determining whether there was a triable issue on the question of credit (and consequently Judge Briggs should have dismissed the bankruptcy petition).

A summary of the CA’s decision may be read here.

NLJ article on the CA’s decision here: NLJ Gertner

CFL Finance Ltd is represented by Kate Urell and Sabrina Goodchild; Mr Moises Gertner is represented by Jonathan Kirk QC, Fred Philpott and Lee Finch, all of Gough Square.