We write further to the news that Thomas Cook have gone into liquidation.
As such as all existing claims are automatically stayed by virtue of Insolvency Act 1986, Sch B1, para 43, which provides that no legal process or proceedings may be commenced, or continued with, against the company in administration or its property without either the administrator’s consent, or the permission of the court.
No further steps can be taken unless the administrator consents. As to the prospects of recovery of any damages, unless there is an insurer in the background then the claims would rank somewhere far down the pecking order in terms of monies owed out by the Company.
As such we will now be writing to the administrators to inform them of your claim and where it is up to in terms of the proceedings and asking if/how they intend to deal with the claim.
In the meantime, we would be grateful if you could please confirm if any amount of £100 or more was paid for on a credit card and if so please provide conformation of the same.
We will keep you updated, however, if we ask you for any information to assist in the claims process we would ask that you respond to this as a matter or urgency as any delays may affect your claims prospects.