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Acting for a shareholder/director of a well known high street concern in connection with the retirement of the shareholder from the organisation. Involving using the provisions of the UK Companies Act to set up a meaningful dialogue which resulted in the shareholder/director obtaining the optimum price for his shares.
Successfully acting for the principal beneficiary under a discretionary offshore trust in a claim for breach of contract/professional negligence against solicitors and counsel for failure to advise on the impact on the trust of the ten yearly charge for Inheritance Tax purposes.
Acting for an independent financial adviser in connection with a dispute concerning the interpretation of management buy out documentation, including dealing with Pension Review claimants and the Financial Services Authority. Involving applications to the Court of Appeal and an eight day trial in the Chancery Division of the High Court in London. The claim was successful and the Pension Review claimants’ pension pots were made up by opponents.
Pursuing a claim for an offshore trust/joint venture against employees of a facility in Central Asia who had embezzled the facility’s funds. Tracing the facility’s assets; obtaining a Worldwide Freezing Order in the Chancery Division of the High Court in London; obtaining mirror orders and blocking funds in USA, Germany and elsewhere; negotiating an acceptable settlement.