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Minority Shareholders Seminars Delivered by Trinity Commercial Barrister


Specialist business and company law barrister, Richard Stubbs will continue to deliver a series of seminars covering "Minority Shareholders - A Guide to Rights & Remedies" on behalf of MBL training providers into 2018.

The seminars will take place at the following venues: Birmingham (12th February), Leeds (5th March), Newcastle (1st June) and Manchester (22nd June).

The course 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 are explored both in terms of their common law and statutory rights. The main focus of the course is unfair prejudice petitions and the right to bring a derivative action on behalf of the company, including recent case law. The course is aimed at corporate solicitors and commercial litigators and will attract Solicitors Regulation Authority continuing competence. The course covers:

  • General rights of shareholders
  • Unfair prejudice petitions
  • Derivative claims
  • Case law 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

Feedback from Richard's latest seminar delivered in Manchester on 27th November included: "Very thorough, well-rehearsed and clear delivery" "very knowledgeable, good choice of interesting case law examples" and "Good summary of tactics".

Richard is a member of Trinity's Business, Chancery, Agriculture, Costs and Employment teams and is recommended in the leading directories:
"Very well liked by clients," "Excellent with clients, on paper and on his feet before the judge." "He has an approachable attitude and blends pragmatic solutions with determined advocacy." Commercial Dispute Resolution, Chambers UK 2018."His experience includes directors duties, commercial fraud and shareholder disputes" Commercial, Banking, Insolvency and Chancery Law, Legal 500 2017.

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.

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