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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

Negotiating a reduction in the disqualification term sought and costs with just one week’s notice

Our client was a director of a company which was liquidated in 2005 but which was then restored to the Registry of Companies following...

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

Fully recovering unpaid legal fees for a law firm

Our client, a law firm, needed our help recovering unpaid legal fees from one of its clients. The defendent was arguing that the solicitor...

Insolvency practitioners
- Liquidation, Company rescue, Director services

Helping a director wind up his own company

Our client was the director of a company which he wanted to wind up following a disagreement with another of the directors which could...

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

Defending a complex public interest winding up petition and director disqualification proceedings

Our clients, two UK companies and one overseas company, had been presented with a public interest winding up petition issued by the Secretary of...

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

Enabling two directors to continue with their viable business after a previous voluntary disqualification

We were instructed by two directors (who formerly traded together in the same company) to apply for leave to act as directors despite their...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Litigation and dispute resolution, Debt recovery, Director services

Defending an application to set aside judgment for a £7,000 debt

Our client, a credit management company, needed our help collecting approx £7,000 owed to one of their public body clients following an ex-employee's termination...

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

Preventing the disqualification of a charity trustee by the Charity Commission

Our client, the director and trustee of a liquidated charity company and director/trustee of several trading incorporated charities, approached us after being issued with...

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

Acting for law firm wrongly served with a winding up petition by a former partner

The law firm had been served with a winding up petition by a former partner who said that he was owed unpaid profits from...

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

Helping a former director to successfully defend director disqualification proceedings and get all his costs back

Our client was a former director of a group of companies which entered into administration following the recession in 2009. The group companies undertook...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution, Private client commercial litigation & dispute resolution, Debt recovery

Using a winding up petition to recover a £33,086 debt plus legal costs

Our client needed urgent help recovering £33,086 from a debtor. The debtor refused to respond to a letter before action and so a decision...

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

Achieving full recovery of a debt through a winding up petition and safeguarding the money from a supporting creditor

Our client, a recruitment company in the construction industry, needed our help recovering a debt of £4,393 following non-payment of temporary labour service.

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

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...

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