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Our Partnership Agreement and LLP Expertise

Examples of our recent partnership agreement and LLP work includes:

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Partnership Agreement and LLP Members' Agreements

  • Acting for a firm of head hunters in drawing up a LLP members' agreement using corporate tax partners for tax efficient profit extraction.

Partner Expulsions and Retirements

  • Advising two chartered accountants in connection with payments due to them following their retirement from a firm where disputes arose over the valuation of goodwill and other assets.
  • Advising a firm of accountants on the departure of a partner who had been underperforming for many years where there was no provision for compulsory retirement in the partnership agreement.

Regulatory

  • Advising a US law firm on its ability to practice US and UK law in the UK and methods of efficient profit extraction and repatriation to the US practice.
  • Advising a veterinary practice on recent changes concerning proposed new rules from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons relating to referral practices.

Mergers

  • Acting for the partners of Robson Taylor in connection with their merger with Baker Tilly.
  • Acting for the partners of Richardson Groves in connection with their merger with Baker Tilly.
  • Acting for a Gloucestershire based firm of solicitors in connection with its merger with another local practice.

Advice to New Partners

  • Providing independent advice to numerous prospective partners on the terms of their admission to partnership/as members of LLPs in the legal and accountancy professions including reviewing partnership/members agreements, deeds of adherence and undertaking legal due diligence.

Partnership and LLP Disputes

  • Acting for the claimants in connection with a heavily contested solicitor LLP practice which included injunction proceedings and a claim for unfair prejudice under section 994 Companies Act 2006.
  • Acting for one party to arbitration proceedings in connection with an accounts dispute following the demerger of a commercial law firm.
  • Acting for a GP partner in connection with an alleged wrongful expulsion.
  • Acting for a horticulture business in relation to various longstanding disputes including in relation to unsigned partnership accounts.

More on partnership disputes and partnership dispute resolution.


Investment Vehicles

  • Advising three universities on the establishment of a limited liability partnership fund as an investment vehicle for university spin-out companies.

To discuss how our partnership and LLP solicitors can help you, please contact Jos Moule on 0117 314 5650.

 

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Meet the Team

Our partnership and LLP solicitors have specialist expertise in advising both professional and trading partnerships.

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Jos Moule - Partner & Corporate Lawyer in Bristol - VWV Law Firm
Partner

Corporate Law

Partnerships & LLPs

Charity Law

David Emanuel - International & Corporate Lawyer in London - VWV Law Firm
Chairman
Ed Husband - Partner & Head of Litigation & Recoveries - VWV Law Firm
Partner

News & Events

 
Dual-Qualified Tax Specialist Joins VWV as Partner
We welcome Thomas Dick, a dual-qualified US/English tax lawyer, as a Partner in our London office.
13 Jan 2020
VWV Solicitor Collaborates with Global Legal Solutions Provider
Will Cotterhill, a Solicitor in VWV's Commercial Property team, has partnered with LexisNexis to explore the future of land registration in the firm's latest webinar.
7 Jan 2020
Changes to UK Immigration Announced in Queen's Speech
Following the Conservative Party's success in the 12 December General Election, the Queen has outlined her government's plans for the forthcoming year.
20 Dec 2019