Personal insolvency – and the Debt Arrangement Scheme - a one day training event from IRRV Scotland
Thursday 16th April 2020

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Drawing together a range of subjects and scenarios within the context of insolvency and debt management, this course will look at the current issues in the insolvency environment.

Understanding your options means that you are more likely to find solutions, and this course looks at these areas in greater detail and gives you an opportunity to compare and contrast your approach with your fellow professionals.

The course is designed to be participative and to equip you with knowledge you can apply in your day-to-day role. It will be fully up to date for all legislative changes effective from 1st January 2020.


Full programme

10:00 Introduction

Group introductions

Overview of the day

10:10 Current landscape: debt relief and debt management

A reminder of an individual’s options to manage their debt

A reminder of a creditor’s options to recover their debt

When and how is a creditor bound to a process and what does that mean?

11:15 Coffee

11:30 DAS

Recent changes to DAS

Costs of DAS – who pays?

Debt payment distributors in DAS

12:45 Lunch

13:45 Current issues in sequestration and protected trust deeds, including:


Current issues surrounding contributions: assessing and collecting from Trustee perspective

Current issues surrounding contributions: creditor perspective


Creditor rights to object to fees

Creditor rights to object to actions of the trustee

15:00 Tea

15:15 Complaints

How to make a complaint about a trustee

How to make a complaint about an IP

What happens next?

Insolvency (Scotland) Rules 2018 – recent changes for creditors

Opting out

Being treated as a small creditor

Method of delivery

Deemed delivery

16:00 Close


The Seminar leader is Eileen Maclean who is Director of Insolvency Support Services Limited. Eileen is a licensed insolvency practitioner with over 30 years’ experience of all aspects of personal and corporate insolvency. Eileen is recognised for her thought leadership in the profession, and for spotting any opportunity that change presents. She specialises in complex issues and dispute resolution, where she combines detailed knowledge of the law with a pragmatic approach to get proven results. She excels in compliance and training.

This professional meeting represents excellent value for money, with delegate fees starting at only £165 + VAT. Every third place from the same organisation booked in the same booking comes entirely free of charge, an improvement on the previous free places offer!