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Company and Partnership

"The set is widely acclaimed for its complete range of commercial services including insolvency, professional negligence, commercial fraud, property, shareholder, company and partnership disputes."

Chambers and Partners 2023

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 and directors’ duty claims
  • Corporate insolvency including winding up, administration, CVA and receivership
  • Shareholders’ disputes
  • Corporate reconstructions
  • Derivative actions
  • Directors’ disqualifications
  • Maintenance and reduction of capital
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Breaches of shareholder agreements
  • Unfair prejudice petitions
  • Just and equitable winding up 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.

“Very good across the piece; the juniors are very capable with a strong senior tier.”
Tier 1 Leading Set – Company and Insolvency (Regional), The Legal 500 2023

The Team