“Market-leading practice providing advice on a wide variety of issues centring on shareholder and contractual disputes”
We provide a first-class level of service across a wide range of matters.
Members of our team regularly act in corporate and shareholder disputes, in proceedings involving directors and provide advice across a variety of matters.
Our client base includes large corporates to owner managed businesses, entrepreneurs, directors and other stakeholders, such as banks and charge holders. Our breadth of experience and sector expertise allows our experts to provide clear commercial advice even in the most complex matters.
Our focus is accordingly on seeking to avoid such disputes by providing advice and input at the earliest possible opportunity.
For example, we are frequently instructed in relation to company incorporations and in so doing routinely provide advice in relation to shareholder agreements which can seek to address difficulties that may emerge over time.
However where a dispute does arise we are able to provide practical and commercial advice with a view to achieving the best possible outcome.
Members of our team are also experienced in advising directors as regards their statutory duties and we have a national reputation for providing expert legal advice.
We have also acted in relation to Companies House prosecutions and have regularly experience of acting on behalf of directors in Director Disqualification proceedings.
Our dedicated specialists provide commercial solutions in the following areas:
All directors should be aware of the statutory and fiduciary duties that they owe to the company. The certain duties and responsibilities are listed at sections 171 to 177 of the Companies Act 2006.
Blake Morgan has made two key appointments to build on the success of its London-based commercial litigation practice.
The widely-trailed consultation on how to reform corporate governance, including for privately-owned companies, was released today.
Removing senior directors goes against the grain in business. Extracting the leader certainly deviates from the norm but can be performed as and when necessary.
Top 50 UK law firm Blake Morgan blogs about a case whereby The High Court has recently handed down judgment that required it to consider whether directors of a company, who did not have an employment contract, service contract,
Our expert explains the Director Disqualification Act and what happens if a disqualified director doesn't apply with the Act.
Shareholders of private limited companies registered in England and in Wales have a statutory entitlement to be provided with a copy of the company's annual accounts and related documentation.
In the matter of The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy v Rosenblatt  EWHC 2821.
Blake Morgan is currently instructed on behalf of the Petitioners in three linked unfair prejudice petitions issued pursuant to section 994 of the Companies Act 2006 which concern the affairs of three companies.
Blake Morgan LLP is currently instructed on behalf of the Petitioners in unfair prejudice petitions issued under section 994 of the Companies Act 2006 in respect of three linked companies.
Blake Morgan was recently successfully instructed by City Centre Resources Limited ("CCR") to resist a winding up petition.