Profile: Partnership and Joint Ventures
Experience and Expertise
Mark West has considerable experience of disputes arising out of the dissolution of faming partnerships (including issues such as unfair prejudice petitions, capital entitlements, valuation, partition or sale of farming assets).
Cases and Work of Note
- Acting on the dissolution of a long-standing family farming business worth £16m farmed through the medium of a partnership and a family company, raising issues of division of land and assets, appropriateness of sale or partition as remedies consequent on dissolution, unfair prejudice and enforceabilty of the settlement
Acting on a quasi-partnership dispute between dentists in the Marylebone area
- Advising a firm of solicitors on the expulsion of one of the partnership as a consequence of drawing a will under which he stood to benefit substantially contrary to the guidance in Wintle v. Nye
- Advising on the maternity leave provisions in a solicitors partnership agreement
- Advising on the non-competition clauses in a solicitors partnership agreement.