What is a “manager”?
‘Manager’ is a term introduced by the Legal Services Act 2007 to
describe any individual who participates in the control of a
practice. In a limited company, this will be a Director (or
shareholders if the Directors do not exercise managerial control).
In a partnership it will be a Partner and in an LLP it will be a
Section 207 of The Legal Services Act 2007 defines ‘manager’, in
relation to a body as a person who:
a. “if the body is a body corporate whose affairs are managed
by its members, is a member of the body,
b. If the body is a body corporate and paragraph (a) does not
apply, is a director of the body,
c. If the body is a partnership, is a partner, and
d. If the body is an unincorporated body (other than a
partnership), is a member of its governing body.”
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