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.

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Director Disqualification and Compensation Orders

Director Disqualification Compensation Orders. New Law, bad news for Directors and possibly office holders.  Has the law changed on Director Disqualification?  The answer is yes. The changes began on 01 October 2015, when new provisions relating to the Company Directors

Director Disqualification Numbers Remain High

Director Disqualification Remains High But is Not Inevitable.   Director disqualification remains at high levels in the country, with the Insolvency Service reporting that they disqualified more than 1,200 directors in the financial year 2015/16, about the same number as in

Regulatory Disputes and Money Laundering in the UK

A new approach to stripping criminal assets.  The City of London Police are about to start a pilot scheme that could transform the face of the money laundering regime in the UK. Part 5 of The Proceeds of Crime Act

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 Proceedings Dropped By Insolvency Service

    This testimonial is from a client who was threatened with Director Disqualification proceedings by the Insolvency Service. When we were instructed, the investigation was already well advanced. We had to move quickly before proceedings were commenced. With determination, passion and effort and using our experience and knowledge of how best to respond to the Insolvency Service, we were able to persuade the Insolvency Service to abandon its investigation before proceedings were commenced.

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