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Company and Partnership

"They have superb experience of a broad range of areas including company and insolvency law."

Chambers and Partners 2022

Our barristers handle a broad range of company and partnership work, including both contentious and non-contentious matters.

Our company work includes:

  • Breach of fiduciary duty claims
  • Corporate insolvency including winding up, administration, CVA and receivership
  • Corporate reconstructions
  • Derivative actions
  • Directors’ disqualifications
  • Maintenance and reduction of capital
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Shareholders’ disputes
  • Unfair prejudice petitions

We undertake advocacy and advisory work concerning all forms of partnership law including:

  • Enforcement of fiduciary and other partnership duties
  • Insolvent partnerships
  • Liability to third parties
  • Limited liability partnerships
  • Termination, dissolution and winding up of partnerships

Members act on behalf of a range of professionals including solicitors, accountants, healthcare professionals, financial services and business partnerships. We have particularly specialist expertise in relation to doctors’ and dentists’ partnership disputes.

Barristers are regularly called upon to handle major, complex disputes often in a full range of Courts including the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. A number of members have experience of dealing with matters in offshore jurisdictions such as the Cayman Islands and Gibraltar.

Owing to our team’s strength in related areas such as insolvency, negligence, commercial fraud, property and trusts, our barristers are able to provide the best advice and representation.

“‘Top set in the North West‘, Exchange Chambers has ‘excellent strength in depth‘ in the fields of company and insolvency law. ”
Tier 1 Leading Set – Company and Insolvency (Regional), The Legal 500 2021

The Team