Archive for March 2013

Partnership Agreements

Are you an employee who has been asked to join a partnership? A partner being forced to leave? Either way, you should be aware of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP v. British Columbia (Human Rights Tribunal), a recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision that ruled that partners are not employees. The case involved John Michael McCormick, who was a partner at the law firm of Faskin Martineau DuMoulin LLP. As a partner, Mr. McCormick had to sign a partnership… Keep reading »

Partnership Agreements

Those who have an interest in a partnership should take note of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP v. British Columbia (Human Rights Tribunal), 2012 BCCA 313, in which the British Columbia Court of Appeal considered a Human Rights Tribunal decision about whether partners are considered employees. The case involved John Michael McCormick, who was a partner at the law firm of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. As a partner, Mr. McCormick had to sign a partnership agreement, which gave him… Keep reading »