As law firms review partner ranks in the wake of Covid-19 it is vital all parties understand their legal powers, write Clare Murray and Jennifer Ly.

In the current climate of global uncertainty and with many firms facing a dip in revenue and PEP, some are inevitably reviewing their partner ranks. Some partners perceived to be underperforming are facing the prospect of their teams, reporting lines and responsibilities being negatively restructured; others are staring down the barrel of de- equitisation or even involuntary exit. Many are asking whether the unilateral changes they are facing may amount to constructive dismissal and give rise to related protections to support them in their discussions with their firms.

Read the full Global Legal Post article: Can partners and LLP members claim constructive dismissal?