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Disputes between business owners and directors can have a devastating impact on your business. We will handle this as efficiently and delicately as possible.

Whether you are a shareholder, a company, a director or a partner with a genuine grievance, or are on the receiving end of a claim, disputes within your business can have a devastating impact.

Actions by minority shareholders has resulted in an enormous amount of litigation. We advise minority shareholders, companies and business owners on these disputes.

When you need urgent action we are quick and decisive. Where more strategic input is required, we will offer you pragmatic thoughtful solutions to avoid a dispute or mitigate risk, with advice that is clear, concise and commercial.

Our dedicated business dispute lawyers provide a range of business disputes services including:

 

Is the dispute worth it?

Would you like a Free Legal Cost Benefit Analysis for your business dispute?

This service is only available for business disputes.

The report is prepared after a limited review of a small number of papers. Its objective is to give you an early assessment of the case so that you can decide whether to deal with it yourself going forward or instruct us on a proper basis so that a detailed assessment with full legal advice can then be provided.

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    Phew !! What a relief to get this matter finally over with. I cannot thank your dispute resolution team enough for all your help. Once again it was a pleasure dealing with you and should we ever have the misfortune to have to use your services, I would be very confident making that choice.

    Sales Director, Glenmore-Hane Group Ltd

    Contentious Insolvency – Transactions at an Undervalue

    Our team explains the process around insolvency, looking at transactions at an undervalue, looking at case examples where this might happen and what happens if transactions at an undervalue are discovered.

    Coronavirus Debt Enforcement for Companies Update

    If the debt is not commercial rent arrears, the emergency ban on issuing Winding Up Petitions will end on 30 September 2021.

    September Coronavirus Update for Residential Landlords

    The Government intends to gradually return the Notice periods that must be given to residential Tenants to pre-pandemic time scales.

    Property Dispute – Commercial Rent Arrears

    The embargo on evicting commercial tenants who have failed to pay their rent has now been extended to 25 March 2022.

    Stamp Duty Holiday ends – huge potential for disputes

    Many buyers and sellers hoping to complete their transactions before the stamp duty rules change at the end of June.

    May Coronavirus Update for Residential Landlords

    A press release has been issued about Residential Landlords trying to recover possession of properties from their tenants.

    Coronavirus Rent Arrears Update for Commercial Landlords

    Commercial landlords are facing tenants who have not paid rent for some time and who have sought to hide behind COVID regulations.

    Limitation Periods: Could my claim be “time-barred”?

    A claim can be “time-barred” if the claimant fails to bring the action before the Court within a specified time period.

    The battle of the forms: Will my standard terms of business prevail?

    The term ‘battle of the forms’ is where businesses enter into a contractual agreement and attempt to incorporate their own standard terms.

    Dispute Resolution: Is a deposit always non-refundable?

    Frequently disputes occur regarding deposits and whether they are refundable if a purchase does not complete for whatever reason.

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