£3.4m LLP member whistleblowing claim permitted to proceed

£3.4m LLP member whistleblowing claim permitted to proceed

Summary Losses resulting from expulsion following whistleblowing can be very substantial, and there is no statutory limit on the amount of compensation that can be awarded. But in some cases the expulsion of the whistleblower may: be based (at least on the face of the...
The evolution of the partnership and the predator partner

The evolution of the partnership and the predator partner

(This article was first published on the Kluwer Mediation Blog on 7 March 2017) “Whilst I am grateful to counsel and solicitors for their presentation and assistance in this matter, the legal battles raging between these two brothers are unedifying, unpleasant...
Are LLP members protected under the TUPE Regs?

Are LLP members protected under the TUPE Regs?

LLP members might be entitled to protection under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/246) (TUPE). This consideration is at least in part prompted by the outcome of the recent Bates van Winkelhof case in the Supreme Court....
Winkelhof revisited (in the Supreme Court)

Winkelhof revisited (in the Supreme Court)

… most LLP members are entitled to a number of rights and protections … The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in favour of Ms van Winkelhof in the case of Clyde & Co LLP v Bates van Winkelhof, finding that she was a “worker” within the meaning of...

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