News and Blogs

On this page, you will find news and comment about what is happening in our areas of specialism: Director DisqualificationInsolvency and RestructuringInsolvency LitigationCommercial LitigationRegulatory Disputes, and Construction Disputes.

Our 3 most recent news stories and blogs are shown below. All older news stories and blogs are archived into the relevant specialism category. We like to think of ourselves as the directors friend and hope you find these articles interesting and informative.

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Director Disqualification and Imprisonment

This article looks at a case where an already disqualified director received a further 10 year period of director disqualification and a 3 ½ year prison sentence for breaching the original disqualification. He also received the first ever Serious Crime Prevention Order.

Director Disqualification for Cleaning Out Funds

This article comments on a 6 year director disqualification period received by a director who cleaned out her company’s bank account, even though she knew the company was insolvent, in an attempt to avoid paying the company’s creditors. It also reminds directors of their duties to creditors if their company becomes insolvent.

Regulatory Problems – HMRC and AWRS

The introduction of the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme means that Alcohol Wholesalers now need to be Registered. This article looks at the Regulatory Problems that the scheme is likely to cause and looks at how Alcohol Wholesalers should deal with HMRC.

Case Studies

  • Commercial Litigation Specialists and BHS

    Commercial Litigation Specialists – Recovering Unpaid for Goods from the Administrator of BHS.  The commercial litigation specialists here at Neil Davies and Partners were recently instructed by a multi-national client on a cross-border dispute over £100,000 worth of goods ordered and supplied by our client to the UK high street shop chain BHS Limited (‘BHS’), that weren’t paid for following its administration. This case study details the successful action we took to resolve this issue for our client.


  • Director Disqualification Case Dropped by Secretary of State

    This is a recent testimonial from a client who was threatened with a director disqualification period of 6 years. Having initially instructed another solicitor to act for him, he was told his case was hopeless despite spending several thousands of pounds. He was recommended to us by an Insolvency Practitioner and we were successful in getting the case against him dropped and his legal costs paid. This testimonial tells of our approach and how we achieved the result.

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