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, 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
- Tax disputes

Significantly reducing a series of accelerated payment notices relating to a tax avoidance scheme

Our clients, two family members, had been issued with a series of accelerated payment notices worth £1.2 million in relation to a stamp duty...

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

Negotiating a much-reduced settlement for a director accused of making improper withdrawals from the company account

The liquidator of the company for which our client was previously a director was pursuing him for in excess of £0.25 million for a...

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

Settling a professional negligence claim at an early stage through a strong letter before claim

Our client, a wills and probate company, was looking to administer a will and, at the same time, bring a possession claim to remove...

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

Successfully defending a trio of directors accused of drawing illegal dividends

Our clients, three directors of a construction firm, were facing disqualification proceedings in connection with the liquidation of a company they had previously directed....

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
- 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
- Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution, Tax disputes

Successfully challenging a precious metal trader’s £100,000+ VAT assessment for inter-company payments

HMRC was unhappy with the way that our client, a bullion trader in Hatton Garden, had been treating VAT for inter-company payments and claimed...

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

Persuading HMRC to withdraw a VAT bill in excess of £100,000 for an Irish bonded warehouse

HMRC had assessed that an Irish bonded warehouse owed VAT in excess of £100,000. It alleged that stocks of duty-suspended beer and wine that...

SMEs, directors & shareholders
- Tax disputes

Getting HMRC to withdraw tax security demands against an estate agent chain

An estate agent chain was being pursued by HMRC for various tax securities following the failure of a previous company. They wanted our advice...

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