Shareholder disputes, director disputes and partnership disputes can be both disruptive and costly. It is therefore important to get to the heart of the dispute quickly with a view to resolving it. The position of a particular shareholder, director or partner will be greatly improved, and provide the best chance of preserving the value of the shareholder’s interest.
Shareholder disputes are different to many other disputes because often the parties have worked closely together for some time. As lawyers, we seek to approach these matters with a degree of sensitivity.
Examples of disputes between shareholders and directors include:
Mediation is a useful tool in assisting the matter to resolve quickly and the possibility should always be explored. This is often where lawyers can be useful in guiding the parties through the legal complexity of the legal issues in a conciliatory way.
Sometimes urgent action is required. For example, a letter requiring urgent production of documents may be the best approach. An urgent application to the Court may be required to prevent conduct by the party, such as the dissipation of assets.
In the event that litigation is necessary, our lawyers are savvy and experienced in litigation relating to disputes relating to shareholders, directors and partners of various types of businesses – whether it be in prosecution or protection of your rights.
Either way, you can be assured that your case will be handled with high degree of organisation, diligence and finesse when we negotiate your behalf.
Just of some types of the types of claims include:
Section 232 of the Corporations Law states that a court may make an order if there is evidence of conduct (including proposed conduct) or omission, or a resolution (including a proposed resolution) is:
Orders that can be made by a Court include:
To discuss your matter further please call us on 1300 907 335 or alternatively fill out the contact form on this page and we will respond to your promptly.