If you have a dispute with a business partner, director, member or shareholder, it is likely to present challenges to your business and be an emotional time. These disputes often involve complex relationships between longstanding business partners or old friends. With our experienced team you can be sure we adopt a sensitive but commercial approach to achieve the best outcome for you.
We have experience of dealing with a range of disputes including:
If you have a dispute with a director or shareholder, you need a shrewd and experienced team to assess your situation and obtain maximum leverage for you. This is whether your dispute involves an unfair prejudice claim by minority shareholders, commercial settlement by negotiation or some other form of alternative dispute resolution
If you have a dispute with a business partner, then this may be very acrimonious and highly personal. With our experienced team you can be sure we adopt a sensitive but commercial and robust approach to achieve the best outcome for you, whether by litigation or mediation. We have particular experience of advising partners/members in a variety of professional partnerships (including LLPs) and in a variety of circumstances; such as: the retirement of one partner, or the expulsion of a partner.
If you have a dispute with a member of your LLP, then we can advise you in relation to the rights and liabilities of the members and recommend the best option for you. This may include retirement or expulsion of a member, or the winding up of the LLP. We have particular experience advising professional partnerships, including solicitors, accountants, GPs, dentists, surveyors and architects
If you have a dispute with another board member or your business is having difficulty being able to properly implement decisions due to deadlock, this is likely to present challenges to your business and reduce productivity. With our experienced team, we assess both the legal position and commercial objectives of your business to help you move forward and achieve the best outcome for you.
Minority and Majority Shareholders
If you have a dispute with a minority shareholder or fall out over voting procedures and key business decisions, it is likely to present challenges to your business and reduce productivity. Shareholder disputes often arise in family run companies or businesses set up by friends on a relatively informal basis. Majority and minority shareholder often disagree about the share of management, dividend payments, and diversion of company opportunities. We will adopt an incisive approach to help you resolve what may otherwise lead to a bitter dispute.
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