Disputes will often arise among shareholders and directors, particularly in SMEs and family businesses where there are limited groups of shareholders involved. These disputes can arise in relation to breaches of the shareholder agreement or abuse of power by either a majority shareholder or a group of shareholders.
Alternatively, there may be issues with regard to the actions of directors involving personal profiteering.
Shareholder disputes are often factually complex and difficult to resolve. There needs to be a clear plan developed in terms of objective, means of meeting that objective and a review of all the legal remedies available from the court.
We can advise you on your options including:
This is a specialist area which requires lawyers with experience in this kind of work. We have a number of solicitors who practise regularly in this field.