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Partnerships & LLPs

Among all the different ways to structure a business, LLPs and partnerships face a particularly unique range of issues that require a very distinct approach.

Structuring a traditional partnership or LLP needs careful planning and water-tight agreements to ensure that members’ rights and duties are clear, as well as understanding of the tax implications and fiduciary responsibilities which are different to those of employees. However, like all businesses, issues such as protecting a firm’s interests when key individuals retire or a team defects, dealing with disputes or grievances, and best managing mergers or joint ventures may all need to be addressed.

Lewis Silkin Partnerships & LLPs

Our highly regarded practice advises on all aspects affecting LLPs, partnerships and the individuals who work within them.  As well as our well-deserved reputation as the “lawyer’s lawyers”, we are also trusted legal advisers for many leading firms of accountants, surveyors, architects and management consultants, as well as clients utilising a partnership structure in industries such as financial services, marketing communications and healthcare.

 

 

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