Deals with a total value of more than £50m have been advised by the corporate and commercial team at North and East Yorkshire law firm, Harrowells, in the last 12 months. More than 20 deals for clients throughout the north of the UK, including a third...
Company, Shareholder & Partnership Disputes
Actions by or against directors, fellow shareholders and business partners often coincide with difficult trading conditions. Investments fail, people sometimes fail to pull their weight and differences of opinion arise.
Wide ranging experience
We have extensive experience in dealing with partnership disputes and contentious retirements, in bringing and defending breach of contract claims under shareholder agreements and in advising and acting for and against directors in court proceedings.
Examples of our work
Work undertaken by the team includes:-
- advising and representing the continuing partners in a local hotel business in respect of various contentious issues concerning an outgoing partner
- representing shareholders in unfair prejudice actions brought by a co-shareholder
- acting for former directors in court proceedings brought against them by a company’s liquidator
- acting for a corporate shareholder in pursuing claims against overseas directors