Why Did the Court Find a Breach of Duty in the Case
Why did the court find a breach of duty in the case of Birtchnell v Equity Trustees, Executors and Agency Co Ltd  HCA 24?
A) The partner had disclosed some, but not all, of the entitlements received from a client of the firm.
B) The partner had failed to disclose the full extent of the partnership assets.
C) The partner had become a director of a client company.
D) The partner had entered into business with a client of the firm without the firm's knowledge.
Expulsion of a partner has the same effect as dissolution of a partnership.
Property of a partner used for the purpose of the partnership business automatically becomes partnership property.
Is it necessary for a partnership to advise customers when a partner retires?