When you specialise in dealing with shareholders disputes you become more of a commercial divorce lawyer than a commercial litigator. The passions that can be aroused in a dispute between the shareholders in a business are as intense as those which my colleagues in the family law sphere are used to dealing with. How to avoid these passions killing the golden goose in boardroom disputes is a perennial problem.
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The merits of talking instead of fighting are very clear when it comes to boardroom disputes and shareholders disputes. Even a simple shareholder dispute can incur six figure legal costs on each side. A new mediation service has been launched which might help in this process.