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William Moffett

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Profile: Partnership and Joint Ventures

Experience and Expertise

William has acted in a wide range of partnership disputes, with particular emphasis on the existence and obligations in informal partnership agreements and partnerships at will, the breakdown of joint ventures, dissolution, orders for sale of (and rights to buy) partnership property, secret profits, analysis of partnership accounts, expulsion and retirement, the duties of partners, and taking steps to protect confidential information and preserve partnership assets on an urgent basis.

William has acted in respect of joint ventures in a wide range of commercial spheres, but haseloped particular familiarity with farm business partnerships including questions of family land ownership (often over several generations) and agricultural tenancies and subsidies, as well as partnerships of accountancy and IFA practices, medical practices and in the information technology spheres. William also has experience of unfair prejudice petitions in the context ‘quasi-partnerships’ where small private companies are used as vehicles for joint ventures.

William is also frequently instructed to advise on, and draft, terms in partnership agreements.


William is recommended for Traditional Chancery and Real Estate Litigation by Chambers UK and for Commercial Litigation, Professional Negligence and Property Litigation by The Legal 500. Recent directory editorial includes:


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William Moffett
“William Moffett is a truly outstanding trial advocate who is very reliable and always delivers when he says he will.”

The Legal 500