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Profile: Partnership and Joint Ventures
Experience and Expertise
Oliver’s general chancery practice encompasses partnership issues, notably the treatment of a partnership and its assets upon dissolution by death or retirement.
Cases and Work of Note
- Boulton & Ors v Condliffe [2015 –]. High Court. Acted for numerous claimants in a complex piece of litigation concerning accounts for and recoveries of monies variously held on trust / subject to a partnership;
- Re Vernon Deceased [2013 –] High Court (Manchester) – Acting for children in respect of their mother’s claim for reasonable financial provision from her husband’s estate. The estate compromises a £4m farm and a farmhouse, as well as a share in a farming partnership. Complex issues include which assets form part of the partnership / estate, continuation and regularisation of the partnership business and removal of grandparents as PRs;
- Re T. Advised trustee in bankruptcy as to the vesting of and enforcement against property of the bankrupt, including partnership property;
- Re Workman Deceased. Acting for minor beneficiaries under a will in relation to an application for the Court’s blessing as to the treatment of the deceased’s partnership share.