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Hi, Thank you for your question and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I will assist you - did the company go into receivership or administration? Did the company exit administration or was it liquidated? Kind regards AJ
Hi, Thank you. Was the debt with the local authority a contractual debt? Kind regards AJ
Hi, Thank you. Did the council receive the benefit of the service? At best you could buy the debt from the administrator, but that assumes the administrator has not already sued the council for the debt? Kind regards AJ
Hi, Thank you. I do not think an action of this nature will be successful. I do not think a court will hold the council responsible for the dissolution of a private company because it refused to pay. There is a chain of events, whereby the council cannot be held responsible for the overall financial health of this company, the council could not have not that the company's existence was dependent on one contract. Now you mentioned a partnership which is a slightly different matter. What did this "Partnering Agreement" actually say? Were you partners in business or were you just a supplier to the council?