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Shareholder Disputes

Outside of the divorce courts, the most bitter disputes are often between shareholders. Limited companies can bring together relative strangers, and while often these relationships are long and happy, sometimes they are punctuated by rows, infidelity, and ultimately, divorce.

What does someone do when they are sacked as a director of the company they founded? What if the minority fellow shareholder is blocking growth hoping to be bought out? What action can someone take when a fellow director has set up a competing business? What if a minority shareholder is being excluded from the company by the majority? We have the legal knowledge and strategic expertise to advise.