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Partnership Disputes

When a dispute arises between partners, it can negatively impact the reputation and career of the partners involved, as well as having a detrimental effect on the business itself.

At Rotheras we act swiftly to deal with partnership disputes in order to settle the matter early, and regularly use negotiation, mediation and arbitration as efficient and low cost methods for resolving disputes.

We have vast experience of working with partnerships and individual partners in various sectors and professions and have a deep understanding of the regulatory and commercial frameworks that partnerships operate in.

Why use Rotheras for Partnership Disputes?

We act for general partnerships, partnerships at will, limited partnerships, and limited liability partnerships (LLPs) as well as for individual partners and members.

We have extensive experience advising companies in a range of sectors and professions in relation to partnership disputes.

We can refer you to our commercial department who can advise you on drawing up a partnership agreement to protect you from any disputes that may arise (again, may need to be clear that this is the commercial department not dispute resolution and will need to be referred).

We can provide cross-department advice to ensure all aspects of your matter are addressed.

We will seek to resolve your dispute through negotiation or Alternative Dispute Resolution where possible.

We can advise and support you if your matter goes to court and have experience in successfully preparing and arguing cases that go to the County Court or High Court.

We can advise on unlawful discrimination of a partner on the grounds of race, gender, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, civil partnership or gender reassignment.

We can help you with:

  • Breach of statutory duties
  • Breach of fiduciary duties
  • Breach of partnership agreement terms
  • Partner liability
  • Partner misconduct
  • Leaving or retiring from a partnership
  • Fraud
  • Dissolution/winding up a partnership
  • Discrimination against partners
  • Enforcing restrictive covenants
  • Voluntary and involuntary partner departures
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Posted 01/27/2020

"Impressive group with expertise in both matrimonial finance cases and children matters. A strong childcare team handles cases involving physical and emotional abuse, as well as fatalities. Well versed in matters with international aspects, Hague Convention cases, as well as adoption and guardianship issues.

Chambers UK, 2018

Posted 01/27/2020

Anton Balkitis frequently represents the operators of both goods and passenger vehicles in court proceedings. Clients remark: "He has a commercial understanding of real-life issues and will always provide a balanced view

Chambers UK, 2019

Posted 01/27/2020

Impressive group with expertise in both matrimonial finance cases and children matters. A strong childcare team handles cases involving physical and emotional abuse, as well as fatalities. Well versed in matters with international aspects, Hague Convention cases, as well as adoption and guardianship issues.

Chambers UK, 2018

Posted 06/02/2020

Chris Powell at Rotheras was recommended to us by a trusted associate within the Transport Industry; without doubt we wouldn’t have had the excellent outcome we did without his and his team’s involvement. The level of professionalism, expert advice and assistance was faultless; we felt reassured and well informed throughout the whole process. It was a pleasure to do business with him and would highly recommend his services!

Julian Brindley - John Brindley Ltd

Posted 08/12/2020

The team at Rotheras, and Mr Powell in particular, have provided us with an outstanding service. We are extremely grateful for the help and support they gave us in dealing with issues relating to our transport operations and our goods vehicle operators licence. Mr Powell was professional, knowledgable, efficient and effective. He quickly understood our business and the problem we had. He responded with sensible advice and acted quickly on our behalf to resolve the matter. I cannot thank him enough for his help and I would recommend Mr Powell, and the Rotheras team, without hesitation. I am extremely grateful for the help they gave us.

Richard Hitchcock - Hitchcock & King

Posted 08/12/2020

I would highly recommend James Briggs, solicitor at Rotheras. He has been extremely helpful, patient and thorough whilst helping me with affairs following the death of my husband. Even during lockdown (covid) he maintained communication and kept me informed of what was happening. He successfully achieved the outcome I needed and I would not hesitate to recommend him.

Yvonne Gold

Posted 09/30/2020

We are in the middle of launching our own packaging agency and contacted Rotheras for some professional legal advice with regards to contracts. After an initial call with Billy, he made it clear what we needed and asked plenty of questions to understand what it was we needed. He was very responsive to our questions, whether it be over the phone or via emails and made the process really simple. We had little experience in this area so it was fantastic to work with Billy, who explained everything concisely. We were also really pleased with the quick turnaround and great value offered. Would thoroughly recommend working with Rotheras.

Tom Burden, Director of Rightbox Ltd

Posted 09/30/2020

Billy understood our requirement from the get go and really nailed down on what we needed in our commercial agency agreement. Billy kept us informed every step of the way and showed great professionalism. We would recommend his services to any start-up business who is in need of legal advice and guidance with commercial contracts.

Axl Barber, Sales Director of Rightbox Ltd

Posted 02/11/2021

I was extremely pleased with the service that Kerry provided in order to sell my mothers house. Good, prompt communication and all questions dealt with or answered as requested. Consequently I would recommend yours services to others.

Adam Stevens

Posted 03/25/2021

Anton has substantial experience acting for commercial goods hauliers and other transport operators. He advises on a range of contentious issues including operator licence, maintenance and tachograph matters, with a wealth of experience acting in public inquiries before Traffic Commissioners."Anton is a highly informed and personable lawyer.

Chambers UK, 2020

Posted 03/25/2021

Chris Powell focuses his practice on road transport issues, regularly representing haulage, transport and logistics companies. He has considerable experience in regulatory matters involving operator licences and compliance failings, as well as more serious criminal investigations relating to fraud.

Chambers UK, 2020

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Business Dispute Resolution
Richard Bates

Richard Bates

r.bates@rotheras.co.uk

Richard Bates leads the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team at Rotheras. Richard is a litigation specialist and can provide a wide range of services to both commercial and private clients.

Richard Hammond

Richard Hammond

r.hammond@rotheras.co.uk

Richard Hammond is a Dispute Resolution specialist and mediator at Nottingham-based law firm Rotheras Solicitors. Richard is also a notary public, processing client documents for international use.

Tehri Sygrove

Terhi Sygrove

t.sygrove@rotheras.co.uk

Terhi Sygrove is a debt recovery specialist and head of the debt recovery department at Nottingham-based law firm Rotheras Solicitors.

Paige Regardsoe

Paige Regardsoe

p.regardsoe@rotheras.co.uk

Paige Regardsoe is a Solicitor in our Dispute Resolution department and is based at our Lace Market office.

Millie Moreton

Millie Moreton

m.moreton@rotheras.co.uk

Millie Moreton is a paralegal in Rotheras commercial and dispute resolution departments and is based at our Lace Market office.

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