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SMEs, directors & shareholders
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- 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
- Director services

Enabling our client both to avoid disqualification and seek repayment of all their legal costs

We were instructed by defendants to a disqualification claim approximately 2-3 weeks pre-trial without having previously been involved in the proceedings. They related to asset...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Director services

Providing timely assistance to help a director to avoid prosecution and disqualification

Our client was a sole director of a company which had, for various reasons, failed to file financial accounts within the period legally required...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- 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
- Company rescue

Having a winding up petition against a high street pharmacy dismissed and obtaining a validation order to unfreeze its bank account

Our client, a high street pharmacy, was subject to a winding up petition which had been presented by a creditor for non-payment of trade...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- 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
- Director services

Helping a director facing disqualification remain as a director

The director of a thriving accountancy firm came to us facing disqualification proceedings in relation to his management of several other companies. He wanted...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Director services

Giving advantageous answers in a director disqualification questionnaire

The former director of a construction company wanted our help completing a director disqualification questionnaire which had been issued as a pre-action to disqualification...

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