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Shareholder disputes

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Southampton +44 (0)2381 511 511


If you are a company shareholder who is in dispute with your fellow shareholders or the company director(s) of the company in which you hold shares then member(s) of Tennyson, who have long experience of advising and representing company shareholders in their disputes, can assist you by providing legal advice and representation to you at a reasonable cost with an excellent standard of service. Our member(s) exercise fearless advocacy before the court focusing on putting the client’s case forward in the client’s best interests.

For example, we can advise and represent clients in relation shareholder disputes concerning –

  • Derivative claims;
  • Resolutions and meetings;
  • Proceedings by members;
  • Resolutions at meetings and shareholder approval of such resolutions;
  • Company reports and accounts;
  • Allotment of shares;
  • Payments for shares;
  • Alteration of share capital;
  • Class rights;
  • Share premiums;
  • Reduction of share capital;
  • Acquisition by a company of its own shares;
  • Distributions;
  • and dissolution and restoration of Companies on the Companies register.

We can act quickly, and where necessary seek to obtain an injunction to preserve a shareholder’s rights and assets and worldwide freezing orders.

Shareholders in international companies operating in the international/global market place are welcomed where advice is needed which relates to the law of England and Wales particularly from shareholders whose company operates in the UK overseas territories including Guernsey, Jersey, BVI, the Cayman Islands, and UK commonwealth which have a litigious dispute in the jurisdiction of England and Wales.

Members practising in company law – shareholders disputes are as follows –

Susan Brown.

Please see the barrister’s page on this site for more information about the expertise of our members, and we hope you will also use the shortlist facility and enquiry form.

Contact Us

For more information about our members and services please contact us.

Our telephone number in Southampton United Kingdom is +44 (0) 2381 511511.

For clients wishing to have a conference in London United Kingdom then please dial the London UK appointments number of +44 (0)203 407 0047.

Alternatively, you may email