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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
- Director services

Saving a director from disqualification following an Insolvency Service investigation

Our client, the director of a now liquidated company, approached us after being issued with a preliminary notice threatening disqualification proceedings in relation to...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Tax disputes

Negotiating a settlement figure and time to pay agreement for an IT contractor facing APNs worth in excess of £200K

Our client was an IT contractor who had been using Employee Benefit Trusts (“EBTs”) over a protracted period of time. HMRC had recently issued...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Tax disputes

Having a HMRC tax assessment for in excess of £350K fully withdrawn by proving correct accounting for VAT

HMRC had issued our client, a sole trader who ran a car dealership, with a tax assessment for in excess of £350K alleging incorrect...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Director services

Persuading a liquidator to withdraw its claims against a director accused of misfeasance and breaching his fiduciary duties

our client, the former director of property development company that had gone into liquidation, needed assistance following a liquidator’s claim for the repayment of...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Company rescue

Obtaining a validation order, negotiating a payment plan with HMRC and having a winding up petition withdrawn for an executive search firm

Our client, an executive search firm for global companies, had expanded its business and agreed client-determined payment periods. Unfortunately, this had resulted in a...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

Defending the chairman and CEO of a Dubai based company against a freezing injunction and bankruptcy petition

Our client was the chairman and CEO of a Dubai based company which, at one point, had over 800 employees. A dispute had arisen...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial litigation and dispute resolution, Director services

Successfully defending a property developer against a freezing order

We dealt firstly with the freezing order, agreeing terms as to the monetary limits and then agreeing undertakings on behalf of our client so...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Debt recovery

Removing a county court judgment (CCJ) from a construction company’s records

Our client, a construction company, had a county court judgment (CCJ) against them for a debt they had already settled. We had actually acted...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Debt recovery

Helping a family law firm recover £50k worth of debts in unpaid solicitor fees

Our client, a family law firm, had been trying to recover debts to the value of £50k in-house but without success. They decided that...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Debt recovery

Achieving full repayment of a disputed debt plus recovery of legal costs for a claims management company

Our client, a claims management company, needed our help collecting professional fees which had been disputed by a private individual debtor.

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Company rescue

Obtaining a validation order to unfreeze a care home’s bank account so that it could continue operating

HMRC had issued a winding up petition against our client, a local authority funded residential care home, for various tax liabilities. Then, following the...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Company rescue

Obtaining a validation order to unfreeze a construction company’s bank account and have a winding up petition dismissed

Our client, a construction and building company, had been unknowingly pursued by HMRC for minimal liabilities: the company's accountants had failed to notify them...

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