Shareholder disputes, partnerships and successful businesses are created through good relationships, unfortunately the preservation of such relationships can be difficult to maintain leading to individuals falling out for a variety of reasons, placing disastrous effects on a business and its continuance.
By their very nature director, shareholder and partnership disputes can be particularly contentious, especially if they are family businesses. Whether you are facing a claim or a minority shareholder, an early commercial solution to these types of vulnerable and protracted disputes is a must.
- Shareholder disputes
- Companies Act disputes
- Breach of Warranty disputes
- Director and shareholder disputes
- Partnership, joint venture disputes
- Family business, company disputes
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Our Shareholder & Partnership
Mediation Services, Mediators Are
Accredited & trained through one or more of the following mediation training bodies. CEDR, the Academy of Experts, CIArb & the ADR Group. Who are considered to be amongst the leading mediation training institutes in Europe.
Our Expert Shareholder &
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2002 CEDR, Academy of Experts, ADR Group Accredited Mediator. 20+years of experience. 1000+ mediation’s, 90% success rate. Mediated every type of commercial, workplace, boundary & family dispute. CIArb mediation assessor & trainer since 2007. ADR Group, Head of Mediation Training 2018 – 2020. English & Punjabi speaker.Harvinder Singh BhurjiLLB (Hons), QDR(M), MCIArb, MCMI, CTLLS
Director, International Commercial & Workplace Mediator & Trainer
1998 CEDR & ADR Group Accredited Mediator. 24 years experience, CIArb & RICS mediation trainer & assessor. Coach since 1987. Specialisms racial discrimination, unfair & constructive dismissal, bullying. Property, family businesses, construction, professional negligence. Director, partnerships, business, joint venture, debt, employment.Jane WalmsleyBA, LLB, LLM, MCIArb, UKCP, MBACP
Psychotherapist, Coach, Commercial &
Workplace Mediator, Barrister (non-practicing)
2004 ADR Group Accredited Mediator. 18 years mediation experience. CIArb Commercial Mediation Assessor. Solicitor & Consultant at Freeths 45+ years. Specialisms, dispute resolution, professional negligence, clinical negligence, product liability, personal injury, defamation & sports law.Paul BalenLLB (Hons), Solicitor & Consultant at Freeths LLP,
Director of Trust Mediation, Commercial Mediator
2005 ADR Chambers Accredited Mediator. 16 years mediation experience. Chartered Accountant & Insurance Practitioner. Expert witness. Specialisms, insurance, liquidations, professional negligence, construction & boundaries.David S BlackBSc (Hons) CA FCII FCILA ACIArb MEWI
Commercial Mediator & Accountant
Dentist, CIArb & ADR Group Accredited Mediator, 17 years mediation experience, has been involved in over 100 civil & commercial mediations.Dr. Michael ButterworthBDS, DGDP(UK), MFDS (RCS Eng), LLM, MCIArb
Dentist & Commercial & Family Mediator
2010 CIArb Accredited Mediator. 12 years mediation experience. Specialisms, construction, engineering, contract, employment, partnership, shareholder & professional negligence disputes.Martin CollingwoodSolicitor, Commercial Mediator,
Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Med – Arb specialist
2002 CEDR Accredited Mediator. 20 years mediation experience. Consensio workplace mediation course trainer. Specialisms, business, charities, contract, education, workplace, landlord & tenant, media, partnership, public sector, wills & probate.Carolyn GrahamCommercial & Workplace Mediator
ADR Group Accredited Mediator. 16 years mediation experience. 19 years as a civil litigator. Specialisms, personal injury, clinical & professional negligence, partnership, employment, landlord & tenant, commercial contract, boundary & probate disputes.Phil HeskethSolicitor till 2008, Commercial Mediator
1997 ADR Group Accredited Mediator. 25 years mediation experience. Head of insurance litigation department, specialising in personal injury & insurance litigation. Specialisms, personal injury, professional negligence, partnership, landlord & tenant.Paul Hughes Solicitor & Commercial Mediator
2007 ADR Group Accredited Mediator.15 years mediation experience. Specialisms, property, insurance, construction, professional negligence, boundaries, landlord & tenant & engineering.Russell JonesSolicitor & Commercial Mediator
2003 CEDR Accredited Mediator. 2004 ADR Group Accredited Mediator. 19 years mediation experience. Various directorships. Specialisms, building, construction, family business, partnership, commercial contracts, landlord & tenant & professional negligence.Robin LeeBSc Mech Engineering, Commercial Mediator
2007 ADR Group Accredited Mediator. 15 years mediation experience. Specialisms, construction, property, commercial landlord & tenant, boundary, shared ownership, occupation & Inheritance Act disputes.Michael McCourtLLB MSc FCIArb, Deputy District
Judge, Commercial & Family Mediator
2002 ADR Group Accredited Mediator. 20 years mediation experience. Qualified as a Solicitor in 1982. Family Mediator (MIAMs) trained also. Specialisms, family, probate, contract, debt recovery, & workplace disputes.Frances PlaceCommercial & Family Mediator
1997 ADR Group Accredited Mediator. 25 years mediation experience. Solicitor since 1991, for many years having obtained a Ist Class Honours Law Degree from Liverpool University. Specialisms, commercial, company, contract, employment, insolvency & personal injury law.John RocheLLB (Hons) Solcitor & Commercial Mediator
2002 CEDR Accredited Mediator. 20 years mediation experience. Specialisms, business, company, contract, debt recovery, director & partnerships.Jeffrey C RosenthalBSc (Econ) FCCA FCIArb MAE, Accountant,
Arbitrator, Expert Witness & Commercial Mediator
2007 CIArb Accredited Mediator. 15 years mediation experience. Senior Counsel, Arbitrator, Conciliator, Med Arb & Expert Determination specialist. Specialisms, building, construction, civil engineering, rail, marine, energy, site remediation, professional negligence, contract & partnerships.Ken SalmonMCIArb, Consultant Solicitor & Commercial Mediator
2002 CEDR Accredited Mediator. 20 years mediation experience. CIArb commercial mediation assessor. Issued over 175 arbitration awards. Co-author of ‘The Arbitration Act 1996 – A Commentary’. Principal Lecturer, University of the West of England. Specialisms, property, commercial & construction.Jonathan TecksMA, FCIArb, DiplCArb, Barrister,
Arbitrator, Academic & Commercial Mediator
2003 ADR Chambers Accredited Mediator. 19 years experience. Family & workplace mediation trained. Specialisms, construction, engineering, PFI/Projects, professional negligence, neighbour, litigation, family & workplace.Peter WebsterSolicitor, Commercial, Workplace & Family Mediator
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Shareholder & Partnership Mediation Case Studies
Shareholder Disputes Brothers
Shareholder disputes, a father and his four sons ran a successful chain of five family restaurants. All were shareholders with the father holding the majority share; each of the sons had an unequal share.
Shareholder Disputes Family Business
Shareholder disputes, two brothers were minority shareholders in a construction company, due to ongoing difficulties their employment was terminated they petitioned the court for the defendant their uncle to buy their shareholding and repay £220,000 of dividends that they claimed had been due to them and withheld.