£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...

PLAWBites – Partnership Dissolution FAQs

The first in a new series of bite-sized FAQs on aspects of partnership and LLP law Partnership dissolution FAQs:  What is dissolution? In the partnership context, “dissolution” describes both an event and a process : The event is a dissolution notice or court order...

Pursuing harassment instead of discrimination

… most conduct that would have been sufficient to justify a discrimination or sexual harassment claim may well be oppressive and unacceptable and cause anxiety, alarm or distress … It is quite a common occurrence these days to find at the first meeting...

Dissolution, dissolution, dissolution

“… the conviction that a partnership will last forever in sickness or in health, for richer or poorer, may fade quickly …” As is well known, under certain Middle Eastern legal systems a husband can divorce his wife by uttering, “I divorce thee”...

Capital retention woes

“… Possession being nine-tenths of the law, a partner/member in this position may have to sue to recover his capital …” A worrying trend has been emerging.  It has become much more common for partners and LLP members leaving professional...

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