News and Blogs
On this page, you will find news and comment about what is happening in our areas of specialism: Director Disqualification, Insolvency and Restructuring, Insolvency Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Regulatory 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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We’ve been shortlisted for 2 awards in the Birmingham Law Society’s prestigious Legal Awards 2017 in recognition for our director disqualification and insolvency law work. Firstly small law firm of the year and secondly partner of the year for our senior partner Neil Davies. All will be revealed on 9th March.
This news news story looks at an 8 year director disqualification undertaking accepted by a director for not keeping proper accounting records and suppressing his business’s takings. This led to a significant amount of VAT owed to HMRC, with the Insolvency Service acting in the Public Interest. We also consider what other punishment the Law might have in store for the director.
Director Disqualification Undertakings are growing quickly, according to the Insolvency Service’s figures. Undertakings are where the director voluntarily agrees to a disqualification, without Court scrutiny. However, we believe that many undertakings would be reduced or removed completely if defended through the Court.