Landmark judgment on fixed-share partner rights – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted February 10th, 2012 in law firms, limited liability partnerships, news, unfair dismissal by tracey

“Fixed-share partners of law firms are not employees and cannot claim employment rights before a tribunal, the Court of Appeal has ruled. However the ruling, in a case brought by Martin Tiffin against southern England law firm Lester Aldridge (LA), applies only when fixed-share partners enjoy some of the ‘obligations and responsibilities’ of full equity partnership.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 9th February 2012