It is always possible (and sensible) to try and negotiate the period of director disqualification offered by the Secretary of State downwards.
Other information on this website deal with the importance of trying to negotiate the period of director disqualification downwards, particularly if a person is thinking about seeking permission to remain a director despite being disqualified. Contact us for help and advice.
The best way to negotiate a period downwards is by producing a detailed written response backed by documentary evidence countering the allegations made. If this can be produced, then there is the opportunity to negotiate the period of disqualification downwards – although such an outcome cannot be guaranteed.