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In this alert, we summarise 3 of the most notable and interesting Partnership and LLP law cases heard by the UK courts in 2021, with some practical commentary on how these cases might affect LLPs and partnerships, and their members and partners.

The SRA’s consultation on financial penalties has a number of potentially significant implications for both individual lawyers and law firms. In this Ten-Minute Talk, our Managing Partner, Clare Murray, Clare Murray, and Regulatory and Professional Discipline Partner, Andrew Pavlovic, discuss the following three key issues raised by the consultation: Are fines an appropriate way of […]

Welcome to the first of our Ten-Minute Talks, a series of bite-sized videos in which we focus on a particular topical employment and partnership law issue, distilling the key information which you need to know. Today we discuss Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), the recent Can’t Buy My Silence campaign, and the key things for employers and […]

We are delighted to share the second in our Law Firm Founder Conversations podcast series, in which our Managing Partner Clare Murray discusses all things Law Firm Founder with Joydeep Hor, Founder and Managing Principal of leading Australian employment law firm and management consulting business, People + Culture Strategies (PCS). PCS is a trusted adviser […]

We are delighted to share the first in our Law Firm Founder Conversations podcast series, in which our Managing Partner Clare Murray discusses all things Law Firm Founder with Laura Devine, Founder and Managing Partner of leading international immigrational law specialists, Laura Devine Solicitors (LDS), with offices in London and New York. LDS has top […]

CM Murray LLP is delighted to announce our rankings in the newly published Chambers and Partners UK 2022. Partnership: Band 1 “What the team is known for: Extensive, expert coverage of partnership matters with particular emphasis on contentious work. Key strengths in the legal and financial services sectors, with long experience advising UK and US firms […]

This session gave real insight into the anatomy and practicalities  of a criminal and regulatory investigation, with the panel sharing what they had learnt from their direct experiences on the ‘front line’. Our speakers also discussed what the participants of an investigation (the employer, complainant and the accused) should consider from an employment, regulatory and […]

The #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements have brought into sharp focus the prevalence of misconduct allegations against partners in the professional services sectors.

It is crucial that firms safeguard the goodwill in their business following a partner’s departure, by ensuring that any retiring partner restrictive covenants are enforceable as far as possible.

The success and stability of any professional services firm will often depend on its ability to retain its best people. There are of course many “push” and “pull” factors (some of which will be outside the firm’s control) that will determine whether some partners remain committed to a firm. Long-term home working during the pandemic […]