Practical Guide to Partnership Law in Scotland

Practical Guide to Partnership Law in Scotland
Practical Guide to Partnership Law in Scotland
Chan, S
W Green & Son

There are three partnership entities in Scotland: a partnership under the Partnership Act 1890; a limited partnership under the Limited Partnerships Act 1907; and a limited liability partnership under the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000. A Practical Guide to Partnership Law in Scotland considers each of these different areas of law in one comprehensive yet accessible guide.

 Written by an experienced legal practitioner, the content provides real answers to common issues and offers practical and commercial insights into Scottish partnership law.

 Content includes:

 A summary of each of the provisions in the Partnership Act 1890 and Limited Partnerships Act 1907 together with commentary on cases relating to such provisions

  • A summary of the recent applicable legislation obligating the requirement to disclose persons of significant control over a limited partnership or a limited liability partnership, as well as the rare situation of disclosure by a partnership where a partnership is deemed to be a Scottish qualifying partnership
  • A concise explanation of the complex area of separate legal personality for a partnership in Scotland and the benefits of having separate legal personality
  • Practical guidance on entering contracts for both the partnership and the other party to the contract, and advice on avoiding the contract being unenforceable in the situation of a change in partners
  • An explanation of the insolvency regime applicable to partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships in Scotland
  • Consideration of the major differences between Scots law and English law in relation to partnerships and limited partnerships

 A Practical Guide to Partnership Law in Scotland is a hands-on practical resource containing relevant and up-to-date information on all three areas of Scottish partnership law, limited partnership law and limited liability partnership law. It provides an excellent guide for solicitors working in this field.

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