Introduction to Law of Partnership by Dr Avtar Singh is a popular and authoritative work giving a clear exposition of partnership law. The current edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. The book starts with a brief history and definitions of the Partnership Act. It further discusses the nature of partnership, mutual relations of partners, relations of partners to third parties, incoming and outgoing partners, dissolution and registration of firms and supplemental details along with two Schedules. A separate chapter is devoted to the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008.
Important decisions on issues such as whether a partner can appoint a power of attorney all by himself to deal with partnership property; whether property brought in by a partner into the business becomes a part of the common stock; whether a partner’s personal experience is a valuable asset have been discussed.
The following are the highlights of the eleventh edition:
Covers the amendment made to the Partnership Act, 1932 by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.
Latest case laws of High Court, Supreme Court and of foreign jurisdictions covered.
Free access to important case law as indicated by Case PilotTM
Discussion ForumTM provides a platform outside classroom to post comments, discuss and explore ideas
SCC Online® Blog to stay updated on recent happenings of the legal world
The book is extremely useful for law and business students, junior lawyers, trade and business houses and all those interested in partnership.
About The Author
Dr. Avtar Singh, B.Com., LL.M., LL.D, is a multi-faceted personality, who has adorned his cap with multiple feathers- Author, Advocate, Professor. He has been awarded with numerous prestigious honours like Saraswati Sammaan by the U.P. Government and Vidya Bhushan Sammaan by the Hindi Sansthan in U.P., for his contributions in the field of legal education. In his decades long career he has been a visiting professor of Business Laws at IIM, Lucknow and Reader in Law at Lucknow University.
Titles written by him have been prescribed by many leading universities and have been lauded by both students and teachers. His works and writing style have been appreciated both Nationally and Internationally.
He has followed his signature style of writing in all his works- the most comprehensive study of the subject that he takes in his hands in a simple and lucid language. He has written in both English and Hindi languages.
His list of works include: Business Law, Company Law (in English and Hindi), Competition Law, Consumer Protection: Law and Practice, Contract Law (Easy Law Series), Introduction to Company Law (in English and Hindi), Introduction to Law of Negotiable Instruments, Introduction to Partnership (including Limited Liability Partnership) (in English and Hindi), Intellectual Property Law, Law of Arbitration and Conciliation (in English and Hindi), Laws of Banking and Negotiable Instruments (in English and Hindi), Law of Carriage (Air, Land and Sea), Law of Contract and Specific Relief (in English and Hindi), Law of Insolvency, Law of Insurance, Law of Partnership (Principles, Practice & Taxation), Law of Sale of Goods (in English and Hindi), Negotiable Instruments (in English and Hindi), Textbook on Law of Contract and Specific Relief.
"In view of the exhaustive analysis of the subject, the book will no doubt, be a highly acclaimed reference book among lawyers and law students. It is a must addition to any law library."– The Academy Law Review
"This popular book has gained an enviable reputation of being a standard work on the subject of Law of Partnership. Dr. Avtar Singh presents a correct, concise and complete reference book on the subject. The Bench and the Bar, teachers and those taught will find this new edition very informative and very useful."– Kerala Law Times
"The Current edition incorporates the important developments in case law (Supreme Court as well as High Courts), the concept of salaried partner and other developments on taxation and arbitration side. Written in a simple and lucid style, the book is vastly popular and easy enough even for the layman to follow."- Cochin University Law Review
"Dr. Avtar Singh has updated the work from almost all angles. The students of Law, the Partnership Firms and the Authorities can find the book very very useful. The Bench and the Bar also can use it because, it is very handy."- Cuttack Law Times