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Corporate & Shareholder Disputes

Providing advice on a wide range of corporate & shareholder disputes

Our corporate & shareholder disputes lawyers deal with the complete range of transactional disputes, including those arising from mergers, acquisitions, floatations and investments.. We routinely advise parties in large scale shareholder and boardroom disputes.

We have been privileged to be at the inception, growth and development of many of today's biggest global industries, and as a result, have a thorough understanding of the corporate and M&A landscape. We know that our clients need consistently sharp, forward thinking advice to navigate disputes arising at critical moments.

Working with our corporate team we advise on the contentious aspects of major deals. Early advice from our corporate disputes lawyers can result in the successful conclusion of a dispute which might otherwise have prevented a deal from going ahead or which could unravel the deal at a later date.

Our Corporate & Shareholder Disputes Work

  • Americas
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • UK & Europe
  • Shareholder dispute over provisional liquidation proceedings

    Advising on a shareholder dispute in the context of provisional liquidation proceedings before the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in the High Court of Justice Commercial Division of the British Virgin Islands

    British Virgin Islands
  • Shareholder class action against collapsed mining company

    Acting for a director of a collapsed mining company in a shareholder class action in the Federal Court against a junior mining company, its directors and auditors arising out of alleged misrepresentations to the market and continuous disclosure breaches at around the time of the 2008 financial...


    Multinational joint venture dispute involving a company and investors

    Advising a large Indian pharmaceutical company in a high value joint venture dispute with US based investors involving subsequent finding calls, share allotment, Indian foreign exchange control regulations, contractual interpretation and share calculation (London seated ICC arbitration)

  • Share sale dispute involving former shareholders

    Defending a claim for non-payment of fees and damages brought by a Russian investment bank. Our clients counterclaimed for breach of contract and negligence on the part of the Russian investment bank in the provision of its advisory services in relation to the share sale.


    Shareholder dispute in LSE listed company's UAE based subsidiary

    Representing a London Stock Exchange (LSE) listed provider of diversified engineering and contracting services in connection with a shareholder dispute in a United Arab Emirates subsidiary

    United Arab Emirates
  • Advising on a leveraged public to private corporation acquisition

    Advising a major private equity house, following a leveraged public to private acquisition of a major global corporation, in relation to all issues arising from post-acquisition implementation of its “covenant lite” loan from a major US investment bank.

    United Kingdom

    Advising a private equity house on a GBP multi-billion acquisition

    Advising private equity house Terra Firma in relation to the consequences of its acquisition of EMI by way of a multi-billion-pound public-to-private takeover supported by a GBP 2.5 billion acquisition facility underwritten by Citigroup. We advised on the interpretation and enforceability of...

    United Kingdom

    Private Shareholders Action Group dispute

    Acting for the Secretary of State for Transport and the Department for Transport in the successful defence of a group action brought by over 48,000 members of the Railtrack Private Shareholders Action Group. The action related to Railtrack plc, the wholly owned subsidiary of Railtrack Group plc...

    United Kingdom