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Partnership Disputes

Our partnership disputes team defend firms across multiple jurisdictions

Our partnership disputes team has extensive experience of acting for professional services firms and individuals subject to regulatory investigation. We advise a range of professional firms, including law firms. We  have acted for accountancy firms in some of the largest disciplinary investigations and ensuing proceedings in the UK.

In addition, we are experienced in dealing with a wide range of commercial and contractual problems. We have one of the largest dispute resolution teams in the UK, and leading teams in tax, real estate, insolvency, outsourcing and corporate & commercial matters.

In line with the increasingly international nature of the exposure facing professionals, we offer capability in key jurisdictions around the world.

Our Partnership Disputes Work

  • UK & Europe
  • Mergers, team moves and partnership disputes

    Advising a client on a number of complex employee/partner related matters arising out of the merger of two accountancy firms, and subsequent restructuring, which included a TUPE transfer of the business.

    The merger triggered exits from 6 teams of partners and their staff at multiple...

    United Kingdom

    Employee-partnership disputes arising from merger

    Advising our client on a number of complex employee/partner related matters arising out of the merger of two accountancy firms, and subsequent restructuring, which included a TUPE transfer of the business.

    United Kingdom

    Partnership and employment issues in sale of business

    Advising a major law firm in relation to complex partnership and employment issues in relation to the sale of part of its business to another firm; involving an assessment of different categories of partner, and advice on transitioning of partners (to retain value in the business, and protection...

    United Kingdom

    Dissolving a partnership and damages for negligence

    Advised on a High Court partnership dispute as to whether a partnership had been dissolved and damages for negligence. This claim was brought by our client, a solicitors firm, against one of its partners. It also brought separate defamation proceedings. The departing partner brought an...

    United Kingdom

Our Partnership Disputes team

Robert Hill

Partner

Patrick Perry

Partner

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