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.

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Director Disqualification for Misleading HMRC

Haulier Receives 8 1/2 Years Director Disqualification for Misleading HMRC.  The consequences of misleading HMRC can be very serious, as in this case where the Insolvency Service  and confirmed that Mr Steven Ronald Heard  (‘Mr Heard’) of Chatham, Kent provided

Director Disqualification for a Motorbike Dealer

End of the Road for Motorbike Dealer – 9 years Director Disqualification This recent press release from the Insolvency Service confirms that Mr Paul Wexham (‘Mr Wexham’) of Cheltenham provided a Director Disqualification Undertaking for a period of 9 years commencing from 15

Increase in Director Disqualifications

Huge Rise in Director Disqualification Numbers in 2016. More directors were disqualified in the first 3 months of 2016, then at any time in the past 6 years. The Insolvency Service secured 390 director disqualifications in the first 3 months

Case Studies

  • Misfeasance Claims Case Studies

    We are specialists in defending directors against misfeasance claims, which are often made by liquidators alleging that the specific conduct of a director constitutes misfeasance and therefore a breach of the statutory duties owed by the director to the company and its creditors, under section 212 of the Insolvency Act 1986. This article looks at two of our recent misfeasance claims cases, showing how we advised our client and significantly reduced the claims against them


  • Commercial Litigation Specialist Defeats NHS England

    Commercial Litigation Testimonial – NHS England Defeated by Neil Davies and Partners in Bankrupt GP case In this commercial litigation case, Neil Davies and Partners threatened to sue NHS England for breaching the terms of the Personal Medical Services contract of a GP, our client, by unlawfully serving him with a termination of contract notice due to bankruptcy. This story details how our commercial litigation specialist team of solicitors were able to persuade NHS England to offer reinstatement to the GP, and features Read more →