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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
- Debt recovery

Preparing a statement of costs to maximise recovery of a small debt claim

Our client, a large collection agency, needed our assistance recovering outstanding accommodation charges on behalf of a customer.

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

Mediating between two shareholders to reach a resolution which satisfied both sides

Our client was an engineer who suspected that his fellow business owner was conducting competing business, separately drawing excessive sums, introducing associated parties as...

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

Recovering losses for members of an investment company whose returns on interest had been diminishing while the business flourished

We were approached by a large number of members of an investment company with complaints about the direction and management of the company. In...

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

Settling a shareholder dispute with an offer which exceeded our clients’ expectations

Our clients were two former shareholders (and directors) of a business which had been acquired and disposed of by a larger company. They had...

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

Buying a hotelier time to resolve a shareholder dispute and helping him avoid a freezing order

Our client, a hotelier with a large chain of hotels, was facing a worldwide freezing injunction and claims by shareholders over his personal assets...

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

Helping an overseas client get their fines paid

A leading regulatory authority needed us to assist because they were based overseas.

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

Saving a client £10K by successfully defending a counterclaim

Our client, a credit management company, had asked us to issue a claim in response to an unpaid debt.

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

Defending the former chairman of a premiership football club against a tax avoidance scheme related claim

This high profile director was facing a claim by a liquidator for his company’s alleged entry into a tax avoidance scheme while in liquidation....

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Company rescue

Having a company placed into administration and appointing insolvency practitioners to maximise the return of revenues owed to a creditor

ur client was a creditor of a company that carried out the business of a Collection Account Management Agent ("CAMA") in the film industry....

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution, 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...

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