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 Prison for Safety Failings

This article looks at a director who received an 8 Month Prison Sentence Plus a 7 Year Director Disqualification for Safety Failings at his construction company. The consequences for non-compliance with the relevant regulations are serious.

Director Disqualification for Hotel Director

In this case, a hotel director received an 11 year director disqualification period for manipulating the accounts of the companies he was a director of. Directors have to ensure they comply with the legal requirements of being a company director, one of which is to keep accurate and true accounting records of their companies.

More than Director Disqualification – Director Goes Straight to Jail

Lengthy director disqualification are given to directors for accounting records failures. In this article, we look at how the outcome of The Insolvency Service’s investigations into the conduct of a director of an insolvent company went beyond director disqualification, with the director receiving a 33 week prison sentence.

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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