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Lexa Hilliard QC

Call: 1987    QC: 2009

+44 (0)20 7306 0102lhilliard@wilberforce.co.uk

Company

Lexa is recommended by both Chambers UK and Legal 500 in this practice area.

Her practice extends to all aspects of company law including directors’ duties, technical company law points and shareholder disputes.

She is a contributor to “Company Directors, Duties, Liabilities and Remedies” (OUP 3rd Ed ed Mortimore)

She is extremely practical, gets along really well with clients and is respected by the bench”  Chambers & Partners 2017

“Recommended for large shareholder disputes”  Legal 500 2017

Representative cases include:

  • In re LBGP No 1 Ltd [2017] EWHC 864 (Ch) applications to resolve various issues in relation to the general partner of various limited partnerships in Lehman Group
  • Guralp Holdings & Ors v Guralp & Ors (2017) – claim for fraud and breach of fiduciary duty against directors arising out of alleged bribery of overseas agent
  • Lime Petroleum Plc ORD 16/001 Isle of Man, acting for the successful company and targeted directors in the first reported case under s.175 of the Isle of Man Companies Act 2006 in a hard fought application by a minority shareholder to bring a derivative action against the directors.
  • Re B Limited: (2016) acting for the Company in action against the director for breach of fiduciary duty and conspiracy
  • Re Burry & Knight Ltd [2014] 1 WLR 4046 instructed on behalf of a shareholder in the Court of Appeal on the construction of new provisions of the Companies Act 2006, access to information and right to inspect and take copies of the register of members.