Career Clinic: Can I go after the partners if my firm goes under?
"I am a solicitor facing the prospect of losing my job. The firm I work for is a small LLP facing closure because of financial difficulties. It is expected that the administrator will be appointed very shortly. I am entitled to a notice period under my employment contract although I have not worked there long enough to qualify for redundancy nor unfair dismissal etc. I am concerned that I won't be able to get my notice period paid once the firm is in administration as there will not be enough money in the pot to go round, as the partners will hide behind the LLP status of the firm.
“I am a solicitor facing the prospect of losing my job. The firm I work for is a small LLP facing closure because of financial difficulties. It is expected that the administrator will be appointed very shortly.
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