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Fixed-share partners are partners and not employees, Court of Appeal confirms

A former fixed-share partner at south-coast law firm Lester Aldridge has lost his appeal against a ruling that he was a partner and not an employee in the limited liability partnership and so unable to claim unfair dismissal.

February 2nd, 2012 | Comments Off on Fixed-share partners are partners and not employees, Court of Appeal confirms

The salaried partner is dead. Long live the fixed-share partner

In the wake of the recent ruling that a fixed-share partner is a partner, not an employee, Mark Briegal of Legal Futures Associate Ralli looks at the advantages to both law firm and lawyer of a fixed share over a salary

December 21st, 2010 | No Comments »