Shareholder Rights and Valuation Disputes

Our dispute resolution specialists regularly act in shareholder actions and investor rights disputes, and have particular expertise in fair value appraisals under section 238 of the Cayman Islands Companies Law.

Our teams across Asia, the Caribbean and Europe advise on all aspects of shareholder disputes, including claims by minority and dissenting shareholders, disputes over just and equitable winding up of companies, joint venture disputes, as well as disputes in the context of funds.

We assist not just with disputes and advocacy, but also with drafting agreements and advising on shareholder powers, directors' duties and company liabilities. We have strong relationships with top-tier valuation practitioners (including the "Big Four"), and leading academic experts in the field of share valuation and deal process.


Our services include:

  • Advising on corporate governance and shareholder disputes
  • Advising on unfair prejudice claims
  • Advocacy and representation in shareholder and valuation disputes
  • Claims by minority shareholders
  • Disputes arising in joint ventures (including international joint ventures)
  • Purchase of shareholder interests
  • Just and equitable winding up
  • Merger arbitrage
  • Section 238 fair value proceedings (for both dissenting shareholders and companies)
  • Shareholder agreements


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