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The Law of Limited Liability Partnerships

By: John Whittaker, John Machell QC Contributors: Tom Braithwaite, Emma Hargreaves, Jennifer Haywood, James Mather, Adil Mohamedbhai, Matt Morrison, Amy Proferes, John Goodhall, Colin Ives, Susanne Foster, Clare Murray, Bettina Bender
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Published: 28-01-2016
Format: Hardback
Edition: 4th
Extent: 752
ISBN: 9781784510763
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions: 248 x 156 mm
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About The Law of Limited Liability Partnerships

The Law of Limited Liability Partnerships is the leading text on this popular corporate vehicle. Containing penetrating analysis of problem areas, as well as practical guidance, it comprehensively sets out the law of limited liability partnerships in England and Wales.

This fourth edition has been brought completely up to date and includes new chapters on employment and worker status (2012 Court of Appeal decision in Tiffin v. Lester Aldridge LLP; and 2014 Supreme Court decision in Bates van Winkelhof v. Clyde & Co LLP), and discrimination and whistleblower protection as it affects LLPs. This new edition also contains commentary on recent case law including: Flanagan v Liontrust Investment Partners LLP in relation to the application of the doctrine of repudiation; F&C Alternative Investments (Holdings) Limited v. Francois Barthelemy and others in relation to members' duties; Inversiones Frieira SL v. Colyzeo Investors II LP and Hilton v. D IV LLP in relation to partners'/members' rights to access information; and Reinhard v Ondra LLP in relation to the formation of LLP agreements.

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1 Overview and Introductory Matters
Chapter 2 Incorporation
Chapter 3 The Corporate Entity
Chapter 4 Formalities and Requirements after Incorporation
Chapter 5 The LLP and the Outside World
Chapter 6 Charges and Debentures
Chapter 7 Conversion from a Partnership
Chapter 8 Membership: General Matters
Chapter 9 Employment and Worker Status
Chapter 10 The LLP Agreement: General Principles
Chapter 11 The LLP Agreement: Contents
Chapter 12 Designated Members
Chapter 13 Duties and Responsibilities of Members
Chapter 14 Rights, Indemnities and Protection of Members
Chapter 15 Discrimination and Whistleblower Protection
Chapter 16 Funding and Profi ts and Losses
Chapter 17 The Business and Affairs of the LLP: Conduct and Decision-Making
Chapter 18 The Member and the Outside World
Chapter 19 Cessation of Membership and its Consequences
Chapter 20 UK Financial Services Regulation and LLPs
Chapter 21 Accounts and Audit
Chapter 22 The Appointment and Position of Auditors of LLPs
Chapter 23 Taxation of LLPs and Members
Chapter 24 Investigations and Striking Off
Chapter 25 LLPs in Other Jurisdictions
Chapter 26 Foreign Connections and Dealing with Overseas LLPs
Chapter 27 Insolvency and Winding Up of LLPs: A General Introduction
Chapter 28 Voluntary Arrangements
Chapter 29 Administration
Chapter 30 Receivership
Chapter 31 Commencement of Winding Up
Chapter 32 Unfair Prejudice and Just and Equitable Winding Up
Chapter 33 Conduct of the Liquidation
Chapter 34 Misfeasance and Adjustment of Prior Transactions
Chapter 35 Completion of the Winding Up and Dissolution
Chapter 36 Arrangements and Reconstructions
Chapter 37 Disqualification
Appendix 1 Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000
Appendix 2 Limited Liability Partnerships Regulations 2001, SI 2001/1090


“...deservedly established as the leading work on the subject, for practitioners, for judges and for those setting up their new or existing businesses as LLPs” –  Sir Michael Briggs, Foreword to the 3rd edition

“The fourth edition of Whittaker's and Machell's work continues to provide a comprehensive coverage of the law of LLPs and is therefore a great introduction to this field of law.” –  The German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce

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