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LLPs: can members be employees?

United Kingdom - June 16 2009 When considering the employment status of "members" of an LLP, the starting point is section 4(4) of the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000.

Hayley Evans, Malcolm Lombers, Alan Watts

Expulsion: right to legal representation?

United Kingdom - October 8 2009 Most partnerships and LLPs have a right to expel a partner in their partnership or LLP agreements.

Hayley Evans, Malcolm Lombers, Alan Watts

Reform of limited partnerships

United Kingdom - October 8 2009 All limited partnerships ("LPs") created from 1 October 2009 will be subject to the new rules regarding registration process as outlined in our previous partnership e-bulletin.

Hayley Evans, Malcolm Lombers, Alan Watts

Supreme Court rules that compulsory retirement age can be lawful

United Kingdom - April 25 2012 In Seldon v Clarkson Wright and Jakes, the Supreme Court today (25 April 2012) dismissed Mr Seldon's appeal that a compulsory retirement age in a partnership deed was unlawful direct age discrimination.

Hayley Evans, Malcolm Lombers, Alan Watts

Retirement age: Court of Appeal hearing date scheduled

United Kingdom - March 22 2010 As noted in our last Partnership e-bulletin, the Court of Appeal in Seldon v Clarkson Wright & Jakes is due to consider the circumstances in which a compulsory retirement age for partners can be justified as a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim, in light of the ruling in Heyday that the UK's compulsory retirement age for employees of 65 does not breach EU law.

Hayley Evans, Malcolm Lombers, Alan Watts