Robert Doran is a shareholder and partnership dispute lawyer working in Surrey who has been in practice for over 35 years. He assists business owners caught in disputes with their business partners. When an amicable working relationship with you co-owner fails, Robert Doran can help enforce your legal rights and resolve disputes in your favour.
Whether you are a shareholder in a private Surrey company, or a partner in a Surrey business partnership, Robert Doran has the litigation experience to represent you at all stages of a dispute, from a filing a case and discoveries to arbitration hearing, trial court, or appeals court.
Not all co-owner disagreements end up in court; many can be settled through negotiations, mediation, or alternative dispute resolution. But when the financial stakes are high or negotiations have failed, seeking legal representation from a Surrey business law firm can help to ensure that your rights as a business owner are protected.
If you are a Surrey shareholder in a private B.C. company, you may have a serious dispute with your fellow shareholders on matters such as:
If you are a Surrey partner in a general or limited partnership, you might have a difficult issue with your fellow partners regarding any of the following:
Going to court is not the only legal way to settle a dispute. Our client pay us to end, not prolong, disputes. Through our many years with our clients we know that alternative dispute resolution such mediation or arbitration can save our clients time and money we sometimes recommend alternative dispute resolution where appropriate because.
Where it makes sense mediation, arbitration or a private settlement can work before beginning formal litigation proceedings or during the litigation process. Wherever possible, we are committed to pursuing practical and confidential resolutions to minimize the length and cost of shareholder or parnership disputes.
Where alternative dispute resolution isn’t appropriate, you may obtain remedies in court. Whether you are a shareholder in private company or a business partner, starting an ownership lawsuit in Surrey may provide you with various court orders or remedies. Some of these remedies include:
If you are caught in a dispute, and are unable to settle your disagreements, don’t delay in seeking legal advice from company dispute lawyer Robert Doran in Surrey. If you wait too long, certain transactions or steps your business co-owners may take (with or without your knowledge) may be irreversible.
Prior to meeting with legal counsel, there are a few things you should do:
There is no charge or fee for your first consultation with Surrey corporate dispute lawyer Robert Doran. This meeting will be to determine whether you have a case that can be taken to court. If there are other means to resolve your dispute, they will certainly be raised at this meeting.
Time is of the essence. If you have an irresolvable disagreement with your co-owners, contact company litigation lawyer Robert Doran. Get in touch with us today!