Bank moves to have Stokes family declared bankrupt

The family have an ongoing dispute with Dunbar Asset Management over an outstanding debt of around €15 million

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
18th October, 2015
Christian and Simon Stokes Picture: Tony OShea

Dunbar Asset Management - formerly Zurich Bank - will tomorrow petition a judge to have Christian, Simon, Jeff, and Pia Stokes declared bankrupt, according to court filings.

The Stokes family, famous on Dublin’s restaurant scene, have had an ongoing dispute with Dunbar over an outstanding debt of nearly €15 million. In July of last year, Jeffrey, Pia, Simon and Christian Stokes consented to a judgment being entered against them in the amount of €14.7 million...

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