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What does the former partnership say you have done wrong, that results in them intimating a claim?
They say that the property should have been registered as a partnership asset when acquired in 1999
Okay, so they're claiming you were in breach of your duties in 2000 by failing to register it?
And are they seeking to recover it and if so, how?
Yes though they have made no action against me since I left the partnership
They wish me to transfer the property to the partnership
Interesting. Okay, then you may very well have a defence by virtue of the Limitation Act 1890. The period for seeking to recover land is 12 years. If you had this in your name and they were aware of that, back in 2000, then they would seem out of tie.
? they wish it to be done now - there were other partnership problems which are too detailed to go into here.
I'm sure they do wish it to be done now. But, whether they can do it is another issue.
It does seem from what you've said to be out of time.
With the result that they may not be able to issue proceedings now (or if they do, they can be defended).
Thank your for the steer, is there anything I need to bring into the argument other than the statute of limitations
I don't know enough about that side of things to be able to usefully comment I'm afraid, but the limitation act is a useful tool for you by the sounds of things.
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