Directors' Duties

Enyo Law has extensive experience representing both claimant and defendant parties in complex multi-party disputes involving:

  • claims for breaches of directors’ duties under the Companies Act 2006;
  • claims brought by liquidators under the Insolvency Act 1986;
  • professional negligence claims;
  • derivative claims;
  • misrepresentation claims in relation to the offerings of securities;
  • regulatory enquiries and investigations;
  • claims involving FSMA 2000; and
  • directors and officers liability insurance cover.

Enyo Law’s client base is diverse and includes liquidators, shareholders, high-profile directors, public/private corporations and corporate service providers. The team at Enyo Law is highly experienced in cases involving a cross-border element, particularly offshore jurisdictions.

Cases include:
  • Enyo Law acts for five UK trading companies and their respective liquidators in proceedings brought against a global bank, an advisory stockbroking company and their directors concerning claims for dishonest assistance in breaches of directors’ duties and fraudulent trading under s.213 of the Insolvency Act 1986.
  • Enyo Law acts for the subsidiary of a FTSE 100 company and a number of its former directors in multi-million pound proceedings brought under the Insolvency Act 1986 by the liquidators of two insolvent offshore companies. The claims relate to the alleged misappropriation of company assets by the beneficial shareholder director of the companies, allegedly procured through requests made by or on behalf of the beneficial shareholder.
  • Enyo Law acts for the co-founder and former finance director of one of the UK’s fastest growing insurance brokers in defending proceedings brought by the company relating to alleged breaches of directors’ duties under the Companies Act 2006. The claim also involves a dispute in relation to the former Directors' & Officers' liability insurance.

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