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Partnerships & LLPs

Maitland is and has for a number of years been recommended in Chambers UK Bar Guide for partnership law.

Our barristers regularly advise on and provide representation in matters concerning all aspects of partnership law, including:

  • the formation, terms, operation and dissolution of partnerships
  • LLPs and limited partnerships
  • fiduciary and other partnership duties
  • liability to third parties
  • the winding-up of partnerships, including actions for accounts and inquiries
  • unfair prejudice
  • insolvent partnerships and insolvent/bankrupt partners

We have been involved in a wide variety of partnership disputes, including those relating to international professional services firms, hedge funds, private equity firms, financial services firms, wealth management partnerships, property portfolios, agricultural partnerships, solicitors’ and accountants’ firms and doctors’, dentists’ and veterinarian practices.

Partnership disputes regularly throw up complex issues involving a wide range of legal disciplines including fraud, trusts, property rights, negligence and insolvency.  We are particularly well placed to provide this multi-specialism advice and representation at hearings.

We have significant experience of dealing with insolvency questions in a partnership context, including in matters arising under the Insolvent Partnerships Order 1994 and the Limited Liability Partnership Regulations 2001. For more information about our insolvency work, please click here.


"Maitland Chambers maintains a strong reputation for handling high-stake partnership disputes in the financial services and legal sectors."

Chambers UK (Partnership) 2019

"Maitland Chambers is ‘a top class’ commercial Chancery set."

Legal 500 (Company & Partnership) 2019