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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.

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution, Director services

Helping a director facing disqualification remain as a director

The director of a thriving accountancy firm came to us facing disqualification proceedings in relation to his management of several other companies. He wanted...

Private clients
- Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

Successfully defending strike out action from a firm of solicitors accused of professional negligence

Our client, a private individual, had issued a claim against a large firm of solicitors alleging professional negligence in a case she had instructed...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution, 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
- Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution, 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
- 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
- Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution, 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
- Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution, 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...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution, Director services

Having a liquidator’s claim against a director dismissed at trial with a full recovery of legal costs

Liquidators were seeking to attach a personal liability to the former director of a tax advisory company which had been placed into insolvency. Our...

Private clients
- Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

Getting a freezing injunction discharged for a footballer accused of hiding 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...

Banks & financial institutions
- Debt recovery, Day-to-day support, Litigation and dispute resolution

Helping a secured lender to recover possession of a property

Our client, a leading bridging financier, contacted us shortly after its client failed to discharge a payment on or before its due date.

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