MoJ fast-tracks LSB reforms to usher in non-lawyer partners – Legal Week

Posted September 13th, 2007 in law firms, news, partnerships by sally

“Non-lawyers could become partners in law firms by 2008, it has emerged, after the Government amended the Legal Services Bill to fast-track the early introduction of its controversial plans for alternative business structures (ABSs).”

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Legal Week, 13th September 2007


Official Receiver v. Hollens – WLR Daily

Posted April 12th, 2007 in insolvency, law reports, partnerships by sally

Official Receiver v. Hollens [2007] EWHC 753 (Ch)

“Subsections 303(2A) to (2C) of the Insolvency Act 1986 conferred upon the court the power to direct that the affairs of a partnership be wound up and its property administered as if the debtors had themselves presented a joint petition, even though they had not, so long as the partnership was insolvent and the order sought was one that could have been made had the individual members presented the joint petition.”

WLR Daily, 4th April 2007


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