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July 12, 2018

5 top tips about business disputes, from a business solicitor

It can be stressful when you find yourself involved in a business dispute, especially if you're a partnership or SME. Here are some of the self-help measures...
June 27, 2018

“Help! I’ve received a Section 16 letter!”

If you've received a Section 16 letter, it means your conduct as a director has been investigated by the Insolvency Service working on behalf of...
June 12, 2018

Common types of shareholder dispute

You might be wondering about the different types of shareholder dispute. Here are some of the typical disputes that might arise between shareholders...
May 29, 2018

What is director disqualification?

If you are a director of a limited company, you have a legal responsibility to be competent and honest. If you don't act as a responsible director, you can be accused of 'unfit conduct'. If a complaint is made against you...
May 16, 2018

How to choose a shareholder dispute solicitor

Shareholders can find themselves in dispute when one wishes to exit the business, the working relationship has broken down, or because another shareholder...
April 27, 2018

How to choose the best director disqualification solicitors

When you're dealing with director disqualification, it's important to use a solicitor who specialises in the subject. Don't try to do it yourself...
April 13, 2018

Top 3 ways to resolve a shareholder dispute

When you first set up your shareholder agreement, you probably never imagined that anything would ever go wrong. Sadly, life isn't like that...
August 21, 2017
Summit Law Corporate Insolvency Solicitors

Fraud law

“Only when the tide goes out do you discover who has been swimming naked” (Warren Buffett) No matter how large or small your business, no one […]
July 21, 2017
Summit Law Corporate Insolvency Solicitors

Fraud case studies

Case Study 1 (Business fraud) We were asked by a firm of accountants to speak to their client, a large limited company within the pharmaceutical sector. […]
July 15, 2017
Summit Law Corporate Insolvency Solicitors

Director disqualification FAQs

What is meant by director disqualification? A disqualification order is made under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 by the Court. The Act applies to a person who has been formally appointed as a director and so to someone who has carried out the functions of a director and to shadow directors...