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More Disputes Likely As LLPs Are Now Protected by UK’s Whistleblowing Legislation - Hedge Fund Insight - 21 May 2014

More Disputes Likely As LLPs Are Now Protected by UK’s Whistleblowing Legislation - Hedge Fund Insight - 21 May 2014

In a turning point for employment rights of partners in limited liability partnerships, the Supreme Court ruled today in Clyde & Co LLP and another v Bates van Winkelhof.

This case could be a pivotal for the employment rights of partners in limited liability partnerships, effectively handing partners a new right to protection under the UK’s whistleblowing legislation.

Now that the Supreme Court has decided to confirm that partners have these rights, we should expect to see an increase in whistleblowing disputes arising out of limited liability partnerships, which will be exposed to a higher risk of claims from disgruntled partners.

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