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Commercial Barrister Delivers Minority Shareholders Seminars


Trinity specialist business and company law barrister, Richard Stubbs will be delivering series of seminars covering "Minority Shareholders - A Guide to Rights & Remedies" on behalf of MBL training providers.

The seminars will take place at a range of venues including Newcastle, Leeds, Birmingham and Manchester. This course aims to provides a guide to the principal rights of minority shareholders and the means by which they can obtain redress before the Courts.The general rights of minority shareholders will be explored both in terms of their common law and statutory rights. The main focus of the course will be unfair prejudice petitions and the right to bring a derivative action on behalf of the company, including recent cases covering these areas.The course is aimed at corporate solicitors and commercial litigators and will attract Solicitors Regulation Authority continuing competence. The course will cover the following:

  • General rights of shareholders
  • Unfair prejudice petitions
  • Derivative claims
  • Caselaw update
  • Differing approaches depending on the nature of the company - quasi partnerships, family companies, listed companies
  • Relevant evidence
  • The different stages of the litigation - benefits of early actions
  • Risk and reward

Richard is a member of Trinity's Business, Chancery, Agriculture, Costs and Employment teams. He is regularly recognised in the leading directories: "Very impressive and he's quieter and more amicable in approach but he's tremendously effective. He's a very strong opponent." Chambers UK 2017. "He has an ability to grasp complex facts quickly and to get to the key issues, making them simple when often they are not." Commercial, Banking, Insolvency and Chancery, Legal 500 2016.

As well as being an accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator and member of Trinity's ADR team, Richard is on the Government Legal Department's Regional Panel of Counsel and is a member of the Football Association’s National Panel of Chairmen for Anti-Discrimination Cases.

To book please follow link to MBL Minority Shareholders seminars.

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