Corporate and Shareholder Disputes

We are highly experienced in dealing with all matters relating to the company, partnership and LLP disputes and can act for both companies and directors/shareholders individually.
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Our corporate litigation and governance practice focus are on complex corporate and business litigation, including representation of individuals and entities in dealing with shareholders rights, derivative actions, fraud and forensic investigations, deadlocks, squeeze-outs and monetary claims.

​Fareya Azfar litigates complex disputes involving privately held corporations, LLCs and other related entities. We are highly experienced in dealing with all matters relating to the company, partnership and LLP disputes and can act for both companies and directors/shareholders individually.

How We Can Help You
Financial Statements Manipulation and Fraud
trade receivables are overstated, the company appears profitable but has no cashflow.
Share Dilution
unfair dilution when one shareholder takes majority ownership due to too many shares sold-offs cheaply over time while keeping them available only through sales at inflated prices (or "diluting"
Directors' Duties
breaches by directors who didn't fulfil their duties under the law - among others things like failing to adequately oversee operations properly managing finances responsibly safeguarding assets etc.

Shareholder personal guarantees.
When the company fails to repay the loans - resisting liquidation of the guarantee, rights of subrogation with the bank, and claiming indemnity from co-guarantors and the company.
Injunctive Relief
Obtaining relief such as freezing bank accounts, or an order preventing other shareholders from pursuing their desired objectives.
Share valuations
typical examples include: disputes between shareholders and the board and/or auditors on the valuation method in case of (a) squeeze out, and (b) share/bond issues

Types of Disputes we handle:

  • Mismanagement; typical examples include: disputes between shareholders and boards on supposed mismanagement of the company.
  • Annual accounts; typical examples include disputes between shareholders and the board and/or auditor over the (withholding of) shareholder approval.

  • Self-interested transactions; typical examples include related party transactions, insider trading, con£icts of interest by board members, executives and senior management.

  • Fraud: we advise entities in conducting internal investigations into fraudulent activity, and to recover misappropriated company property and information.

  • Transactional Disputes: Complete range of transactional disputes, including those arising from mergers, acquisitions, floatations and investirectors;