The National Will Register: Insolvent deceased estates and companies

8th September 2022 at 12:00 pm - Online

Our Expert Webinars return with a presentation that looks at one of the lesser handled aspects of estate administration, namely ‘Insolvent deceased estates’.

There may be situations where you come across an estate in which the value of assets is less than the debts left by the deceased.

This Expert Webinar from Ashleigh Robinson-Beaumont, an Associate in Irwin Mitchell’s Restructuring and Insolvency team, will outline what to do in these situations to ensure that best practice, bringing these points to life in practical terms using a series of case studies.

In the main, Ashleigh will be looking at Insolvency Administration Orders, the impact of insolvency occurring prior to death, and dispositions from insolvent deceased estates. We will also look at how to deal with and wind up a deceased’s company.


  • Insolvency Administration Orders
  • Insolvency occuring prior to death – impact
  • Dispositions from insolvent deceased estates – a warning
  • Dealing with a deceased’s company

Presented by Ashleigh Robinson-Beaumont, Associate, Irwin Mitchell LLP

Ashleigh is a Chartered Legal Executive in the Restructuring and Insolvency team in Sheffield. She specialises in personal insolvency and has significant experience of running court claims and applications and delivering advice in a wide range of bankruptcy matters.

Prior to joining Irwin Mitchell, Ashleigh practised in Civil Litigation as a County Court Advocate, representing many clients in the courtroom for a number of years. Ashleigh represents both insolvency professional and debtors and is dedicated to finding effective, practical solutions for all of her clients. Ashleigh has a flair for investigation and detail, and enjoys maintaining an in depth technical understanding of insolvency legislation and case law.

Ashleigh regularly delivers training and presentations, both externally to clients and internally to colleagues within the wider business. Ashleigh is currently working with Barnsley College with a view to delivering ‘mock trials’ for students to participate in and generating an interest in the law.