Our partnership team provide specialist advice on a full range of partnership disputes across a whole range of professions, from LLPs to medical professionals.
Contentious work includes advising and appearing in disputes concerning:
- Compulsory retirement
- Restrictive covenants
- Partnership accounts
- Complex and untested issues that arise in connection with the evolving law relating to LLPs
Non contentious work includes reviewing existing agreements as well as any proposed new arrangements.
Members have insolvency expertise in connection with partnerships/LLPs.
Our work regularly brings us into the arbitration and mediation arenas as well as the High Court.
Members provide expert advice and representation to a broad range of sectors which include:
- GPs and dental practices
- Financial services
- Building and other business partnerships
Family run partnerships are a regular feature of our practice and members are able to liaise with members of other specialisms in relation to cross -disciplinary issues that may arise such as matrimonial or property issues.
Our team regularly delivers lectures to solicitors and other professionals on recent developments in the law and practice. If you are interested in arranging a lecture then please contact our clerks.
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