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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, Director services, Shareholder and member services

Achieving a beneficial settlement for a Director who had experienced unfair prejudice

FWJ helped its client in an unfair prejudice petition against his co-director/shareholder and dealt with a winding up petition

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial litigation, Tax disputes

Successful defence of HMRC Code of Practice 9 (COP9) claim

Through our help we saved our client over £500k by defending an HMRC Code of Practice 9 claim.

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial litigation, Dispute resolution, Director services, Shareholder and member services

Our defence of a liquidator claim reduced costs to just 17%

We will always seek the most commercial outcome for our clients, and this matter is a good example of what we can achieve.

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial litigation, Dispute resolution, Debt recovery

Sending a ‘letter before action’ is often all we need to do to recover a debt for our clients

We collect many £'000's of unpaid debts for our clients every year - however big or small the business, getting paid is always crucial...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial litigation, Dispute resolution, Debt recovery

Issuing county court claims gets debts paid

If court action is required to recover unpaid moneys, our team is experienced in bringing county court claims.

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial litigation, Dispute resolution, Shareholder and member services

We assisted a shareholder to gain access to denied dividends and capital rights

FWJ was approached by a beneficiary of a shareholder’s interest in a company, who was being denied access to dividends and capital rights within...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial litigation, Dispute resolution, Tax disputes

Successfully defending a dispute with HMRC

Whatever the dispute, our team has a strong track record in defending claims brought by HMRC.

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial litigation, Dispute resolution, Freezing orders

Successful defence of a freezing injunction

Finding yourself subject to a freezing order is immensely stressful. Our team will act fast to provide the advice and action you need.

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial litigation, Dispute resolution, Director services, Shareholder and member services

Helping a director to negotiate a positive exit strategy by clarifying his legal position

Sometimes you need a commercial and pragmatic expert to guide you, and that's what we were able to provide for our client.

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial litigation, Dispute resolution, Director services

Removing the threat of bankruptcy against a director by settling a liquidator statutory demand claim

Our client came to us for help having been served with a statutory demand claiming an overdrawn director’s loan account following the liquidation of...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Dispute resolution, Commercial litigation, Shareholder and member services

Having a shareholder winding up petition withdrawn so that a company could continue trading

Our clients were two former shareholders (and directors) of a business which had been acquired and disposed of by a larger company. They had...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial litigation, Dispute resolution, Director services

Preventing a director disqualification claim after effective responses to an Insolvency Service questionnaire

Our clients were a husband and wife who set up a journalism training company for students in 2001. The company had successfully trained many...

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