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Whatever issue you're facing, we use our experience to find the best solution for you. Here you can read case studies demonstrating how we have helped other clients to find commercial solutions to their problems and enable them to get on with business.

Private clients
- Personal insolvency

Using sound technical arguments to negotiate a favourable settlement for a director facing bankruptcy

The client, whom we had, in the past, successfully defended against director disqualification proceedings, was now in the midst of his appeal against an...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

Blocking a freezing injunction order and the issue of any further claims against the director of a property company

Our client, the director of a property development company under a financial investigation, was subject to an interim freezing injunction, along with his fellow...

Private clients
- Personal insolvency

Saving a private client from bankruptcy for partly disputed debts

Our client, a private individual, was facing the very real prospect of a bankruptcy petition being presented against him following the issue of two...

Private clients
- Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

Getting a freezing injunction discharged for a footballer accused of dissipating his assets

A UK freezing injunction had been issued against our client, a football player who lived overseas and was, at the time, trying to sell...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Tax disputes

Successfully challenging a precious metal trader’s £100,000+ VAT assessment for inter-company payments

HMRC was unhappy with the way that our client, a bullion trader in Hatton Garden, had been treating VAT for inter-company payments and claimed...

Private clients
- Personal insolvency

Rescuing a private client from bankruptcy and persuading his negligent professional adviser to repay him in full

Following what turned out to be negligent advice from someone claiming to be a professional adviser, our client had opted to make themselves bankrupt....

Private clients
- Tax disputes

Reducing a capital gains tax assessment by 75%

Following the sale of his second home, our client had been issued with a capital gains tax assessment which he believed to be too...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Tax disputes

Persuading HMRC to withdraw a VAT bill in excess of £100,000 for an Irish bonded warehouse

HMRC had assessed that an Irish bonded warehouse owed VAT in excess of £100,000. It alleged that stocks of duty-suspended beer and wine that...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Director services

Negotiating a much-reduced settlement for a director accused of making improper withdrawals from the company account

The liquidator of the company for which our client was previously a director was pursuing him for in excess of £0.25 million for a...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Tax disputes

Getting HMRC to withdraw tax security demands against an estate agent chain

An estate agent chain was being pursued by HMRC for various tax securities following the failure of a previous company. They wanted our advice...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Director services

Obtaining permission for a theatre producer to remain a director despite disqualification

A successful theatre producer had been prosecuted by Companies House for failing to file his company’s financial accounts. As part of the prosecution, he...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Shareholder and member services

Obtaining a fair deal for a shareholder following a remuneration dispute

The director of a weights and measures company was in deadlock with his fellow business owner following a dispute over finances finances – the...

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