Shareholders & Partnership Disputes

A dispute between business owners can be just as personal and as acrimonious as any divorce, because it involves the breakdown of a relationship and all that goes with that. Independent mediation may be enough to resolve your problems. If not, you can contact rhw in the knowledge that that have the experience and understanding to offer effective advice and representation.

How Disputes Occur

Shareholder disputes are a recurrent feature of corporate life and often occur when a minority shareholder believes that a majority shareholder is not acting in the best interests of the company.

rhw look to see if the dispute can be resolved by asserting one of the existing statutory and contractual rights. We determine whether there has been a breach by the majority and/or the minority. Our team can advise both minority and majority shareholders

Partnership Disputes

Disputes amongst partners often occur when a partnership is looking to recruit, downsize or one of the partners is looking for an exit route. There can also be more difficult issues when one or more of the partners wants to restructure or change direction or remove someone for perceived poor conduct or performance.

rhw can advise both remaining and departing partners in professional partnerships. We can help across all issues that bring partners of shareholders into dispute.

Meet the Business Disputes Team

Alice Ryder

Alice Ryder

Trainee Solicitor
01483 302 000
Arjun Sreedaran

Arjun Sreedaran

Associate Solicitor
01483 302 000
Bethany Rickerby

Bethany Rickerby

Solicitor
01483 540 530
Brian Shacklady

Brian Shacklady

Partner
01483 540 533
Chris Hunter

Chris Hunter

Business Development Manager
01483 302 000
Daniel Crate

Daniel Crate

Solicitor
01483 540 531
Elizabeth Leah

Elizabeth Leah

Partner
01483 540 555
Jack Lightburn

Jack Lightburn

Solicitor
01483 540 538
Laura Bentley

Laura Bentley

Associate - Residential Property
01483 540 532
Nick Richardson

Nick Richardson

Member Partner
01483 540 550
Edward Pennington

Edward Pennington

Associate Solicitor
01483 302 000
Heather Cutler

Heather Cutler

Associate Solicitor
01483 540 545
Margaret McDonald

Margaret McDonald

Conveyancing Executive
01483 540 558
Emma Murphy

Emma Murphy

Paralegal
01483 540 547
Bill Hatton

Bill Hatton

Practice Manager
01483 302 000
Sarah England

Sarah England

Finance Manager
01483 302 000
Richard Benny

Richard Benny

Employment Law Consultant
01483 302 000
Tariq Mubarak

Tariq Mubarak

Partner
01483 540 540
Sarah Twigger-Thompson

Sarah Twigger-Thompson

Solicitor
01483 540 541
Stephen Bottomley

Stephen Bottomley

Associate Solicitor
01483 540 536
Hannah Gibbons

Hannah Gibbons

Paralegal
01483 302 000
Julia Finill

Julia Finill

Legal Executive
01483 540 557
Niamh Cheek

Niamh Cheek

Legal Executive
01483 540 544
Michelle Davies

Michelle Davies

Legal Executive
01483 540 537

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