Shareholder and Director Disputes

In the dynamic world of business, conflicts among directors and shareholders can create challenges. Our Dispute Resolution team understands the intricacies of these disputes, offering a blend of legal expertise and empathy to ensure fair resolutions that respect both personal and business relationships.

Types of Director and Shareholder Disputes:

Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Allegations of self-dealing, conflicts of interest, or failure to act in the company’s best interests.

Breach of Contract: Disputes arising from breaches related to shareholder agreements, service contracts, employment contracts or other agreements.

Unfair Prejudice: Claims by minority shareholders who feel unfairly treated or excluded from participating in company affairs.

Derivative Claims: Shareholders bringing legal action against directors for breaching duties, with the company failing to take action.

Misrepresentation or Fraud: Claims based on allegations of misrepresentation, fraudulent conduct or nondisclosure affecting the company.

Breach of Restrictive Covenants: Claims arising from violations of non-compete or non-disclosure agreements that harm the company or fellow shareholders.

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