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Our specialist team advises on the legal issues affecting partnerships, limited liability partnerships (LLPs) and the individuals and teams within them.
We advise partnerships and LLPs in traditional professional services, such as law firms, accountants, surveyors and architects. With the growing use of LLPs as a mainstream business vehicle, we also advise businesses in sectors as diverse as healthcare, marketing and communications and financial services. Drawing together individuals with backgrounds in corporate, dispute resolution, discrimination and employment law and specialist knowledge of specific business sectors we have created a team with the genuine ability to advise on all the issues that arise for businesses and individuals trading as partnerships or LLPs.
We advise on LLP and partnership agreements, formations, conversions of companies and partnerships to LLPs, joint ventures, mergers and sales, expulsions, the duty of good faith, discrimination issues, remuneration structures, dissolutions and insolvency.
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LLP Agreements and repudiation - the answer is...By Clive Greenwood
In this article by Clive Greenwood he looks at the long awaited answer to the crucial question which has troubled so many for so long: can a member of an LLP bring the Members’ Agreement to an end by accepting a repudiatory breach?
Multiple derivative actions survive enactment of the Companies Act 2006By Fraser McKeating
In a recent decision the High Court has held that the old common law still permits a member of a parent entity of a wronged subsidiary company to bring a derivative action on the subsidiary company’s behalf – a so-called “multiple derivative action” – where the wrongdoer is also in control of the parent entity.
A year of flops and firstsBy Fergus Payne
2015 has been a year flops and firsts for the UK legal profession, writes Fergus Payne for The Times.