Donald Lilly is a Barrister at 4 Stone buildings.Donald litigates and advises in the fields of corporate insolvency, offshore litigation, company law and financial services. Donald is described as a "real rising star" under the "Insolvency" category of the 2011 Legal 500.
Cases of particular interest
In addition to the corporate insolvency cases noted above that have an international dimension, Donald regularly appears in the Chancery Division for English corporate insolvency matters. His advisory work spans all aspects of corporate insolvency with a particular focus upon cross-border insolvency issues and the application of the EC Insolvency Regulation. He has also advised companies on the availability of insolvency set-off and provided expert opinions to the liquidators on whether proofs of debt should be admitted or rejected.
Off-shore work, in particular trusts litigation, is increasingly becoming a significant proportion of Donald's practice.
In the field of company law, Donald's practice focuses upon minority shareholder rights, both Â§994 petitions and derivative claims.Donald has also settled and continues to act in a number of Â§994 petitions and derivative and company claims against directors. He has appeared on behalf of companies seeking an order in pursuance of the Companies Cross-Border Merger Regulations 2007.
Donald has also advised upon the impact of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) Order 2001 and the consequences of "regulated activity" upon the distribution of assets in a liquidation and payment of commission upon entering a regulated mortgage.
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