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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, Shareholder and member services

Helping a shareholder defend a winding up petition

Why the client needed our help Our client, a director and 50% shareholder of a company, had been served with a petition to wind...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution, Debt recovery

Fully recovering a £212,536 debt through a winding up petition

Our client, a well-known invoice finance company, wanted urgent help recovering a significant debt of £212,536 from a debtor.

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

Defending a director against a £250,000+ liquidator claim for alleged debts to a director’s loan account

Our client had received a letter before action from a liquidator claiming in excess of £250,000 allegedly due and owing under a director's...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution, Shareholder and member services

Achieving a highly favourable settlement for a shareholder unfairly treated by his fellow shareholders

Our client was a shareholder and director of a foreign exchange (FX) company who was disturbed by some of the actions of his co-directors....

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

Helping a husband and wife avoid director disqualification and get their legal costs paid back

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

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

Helping a director continue with his current business interests despite three successive company liquidations in 18 months

Our client was a director of three separate food chains, all three went into liquidation within 18 months of each other and all three...

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

Saving two directors from disqualification for not filing their accounts with Companies House

Our clients, a father and son who were directors of a very successful company, were facing prosecution from Companies House for failing to file...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Debt recovery

Astute use of a bankruptcy petition helped this law firm to finally get their fees paid

Why the client needed our help This law firm was left with a significant unpaid bill by an ex-client. How we helped Our initial...

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

Helping a disqualified director gain permission to remain in place as a director of another company

Our clients were a husband and wife who ran a logistics company which faced financial difficulties and subsequently entered into insolvency proceedings. Subsequently...

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

Helping a director of a $600m worldwide group of companies stop the issue of disqualification proceedings and get the claims dropped

Our client was chairman of a worldwide group of companies with an estimated turnover of $600 million. He was faced with almost certain director disqualification...

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

Helping a director obtain court permission to remain a director after a disqualification

Our client was a director of a dry-cleaning company. Unfortunately, due to substantial sums owed to the company by a third party creditor, the company...

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

Getting a director disqualification claim dropped after issue of legal proceedings and recovering costs in full

Our client was a director of a telecoms company and allegations were made that he was also a shadow director of a separate legal...

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