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Summit Law LLP appointed in the bankruptcy of comedian Steve Furst

Summit Law LLP has been instructed by the trustee in bankruptcy of the actor and comedian Steve Furst, who is currently appearing in the West End theatre production of “Made in Dagenham”. Summit Law partner, Jeremy Boyle commented: By way of assistance to the trustee in bankruptcy, we are continuing to look into Mr Furst’s …

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Case Study – how litigation funding can help a claim reach a successful conclusion

Last year we were instructed by a Liquidator to pursue various statutory claims under the Insolvency Act 1986, against the company’s former directors. The company’s creditors decided they could no longer afford to fund the Liquidator’s legal costs, so Summit Law LLP arranged third party funding on the Liquidator’s behalf. Successful Outcome: Shortly after the …

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Sunny Places for Shady UK Criminals – Management Receivership Assets in Spain

As globalisation of our society continues to gather pace Management Receivers are having to grapple with different legal systems as they attempt to trace and then recover assets in foreign jurisdictions. Since the 1960’s Spain has been a known favourite for many UK criminals trying to escape the clutches of the long arm of the …

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Shareholder and Director Disputes – Blog 8

Remedies in Unfair Prejudice litigation In the last two instalments of our series on unfair prejudice petitions we considered valuation issues in outline and in particular concentrated on the Court’s approach to the valuation of the shares of the company involved. The valuation exercise is a usual course to take as the petitioner is normally …

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Shareholder and Director Disputes – Blog 7

Valuation issues in shareholder disputes Introduction In last week’s blog we looked at the concept of “Fair Value” in the context of an unfair prejudice petition. This week we look at the different approaches to valuation that may be taken by the Court in the context of a shareholders’ dispute. We will be addressing these valuation issues …

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Shareholder and Director Disputes – Blog 6

Fair Value in Shareholder Disputes Introduction In last week’sblog we looked at some of the tactical considerations which shareholders ought to bear in mind when considering unfair prejudice litigation. This week and next week in considering various aspects of shareholders’ disputes we get to what it has all been about – the money. Will a …

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Shareholder and Director Disputes – Blog 5

Book now to avoid disappointment Summit Law LLP invites you to their Shareholder Dispute Seminar at 6 PM on Wednesday, 2 April 2014 at Lincoln Inn’s prestigious Old Court Room. Please book by emailing info@summitlawllp.co.uk or calling (020) 7467 3980. Tactical considerations Introduction. In last week’s blog we looked at “unfair prejudice”. This week we …

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