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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Dominic Chappell, Crown Debt and Director Disqualification

Dominic Chappell Arrested by HMRC for Alleged Non-Payment of Crown Debt. On November 2nd 2016 it was widely reported that Dominic Chappell had been arrested by HMRC for alleged non-payment of Crown Debt. Mr Chappell, who led the team that

Director Disqualification Solicitors and a Spielberg Movie

Neil Davies and Partners’ Office Transformed ….. for Spielberg Movie.  What does a Birmingham based firm of Solicitors have in common with Steven Spielberg? In September, the outside of our offices in Water Street, and much of the surrounding Jewellery

Extended Director Disqualification Period for Director

Director Receives an Additional 8 year Disqualification Period for Breach of Terms.  On 3 October 2016, the Insolvency Service reported that a company director, who was already serving a period of director disqualification, had been disqualified for a second time

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.


  • Testimonial for Regulatory Compliance Dispute

    In January 2016 we reported on a regulatory compliance dispute, where we advised and supported a client who was facing a criminal investigation by the Secretary of State for Business. Our client was highly stressed and believed he was heading at best for a large fine and at worst for a jail term. We are delighted to report that the criminal investigation has now been concluded with no charges being brought against our client. This article revisits the case and how we were able to help.

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