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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
- Debt Recovery

Recovering a large sum of cash loaned to a family member without a signed agreement

Our client, a private individual, had loaned a large sum of money to a family member without getting them to sign any form of...

Private clients
- Commercial litigation and dispute resolution, Debt Recovery

Protecting an individual from a statutory demand for a disputed debt

Our client, an individual, was being chased for payment of an invoice which had nothing to do with him and this had recently escalated...

Private clients
- Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

Helping a client in urgent need of relief from a property boundary dispute

The client approached us after receiving a letter from a neighbour threatening to take steps which would result in the boundary fence between them...

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...

Private clients
- Personal insolvency

Obtaining a validation order to facilitate the sale of a property in the face of a bankruptcy petition

HMRC had presented a bankruptcy petition against our client, a private individual in the process of selling his home. The petition was for historical...

Private clients
- Debt Recovery

Stepping in to help when money came between friends

An individual approached us when money he had lent to a friend remained unrepaid. Unable to get hold of the former friend, they asked...

Private clients
- Debt Recovery

Protecting a private individual against bankruptcy by proving the invalidity of a statutory demand

A private client had been issued with a statutory demand for just under £136k for a debt relating to a business. If he didn’t...

Private clients
- Personal insolvency

Obtaining a validation order to help a property owner pay £25,000 in council tax arrears and have a bankruptcy petition against him dismissed

Our client, the sole owner of a residential property, was facing a council tax liability of in excess of £25,000. The local authority had...

Private clients
- Debt Recovery

Recovering money loaned to an estranged family member

Our clients, an elderly couple, had loaned their grandson a significant sum of money to buy a house which he agreed – in writing...

Private clients
- Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

Obtaining Norwich Pharmacal Orders to help the victim of a circa £30 million wine fraud recover his losses

Our client, a private individual, had been the victim of a sophisticated "wine fraud" with an estimated value of circa £30 million. Upon discovering...

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...

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...

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