In the case of Re R (Deceased)  EWHC 936, a claim was brought under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) 1975 Act (“the Act”) for reasonable financial provision...
Director and shareholder disputes
Naturally, even in the closest relationship, there are times when a dispute may occur. This applies as much to business relationships as personal ones. As family members may fall out with each other, so might the shareholders or directors of a company if their visions for the future of the business begin to diverge.
Often, these disputes can be prevented by taking legal advice when setting up a company and we can draft shareholder agreements to help provide the necessary protections.
If a dispute between shareholders or directors does arise, we can help to resolve the issues involved and identify the best method to achieve this, ideally avoiding litigation.
Whether the dispute concerns shareholder rights, share valuations, or the statutory duties of directors, our experienced team can advise you on the best way forward.