DLA Piper reassures partners as it lays ground for all-equity model By The Lawyer 23 October 2011 00:00 17 December 2015 14:19 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 24 October 2011 at 12:34 Are we really supposed to believe that Knowles and co have the best interests of all their fellow partners at heart in this move? All this from the firm that famously showed the door to so many at the first sign of recession? And, as for voting rights, all they will get is the right to tick the box they are told to tick or find the door to leave…… Reply Link jim hill 26 October 2011 at 10:42 Dechert raids DLA again. Those reassurances from Knowles et al seem to be very convincing. Reply Link Anonymous 17 November 2011 at 16:20 Why not just convert to a Limited company model, with the partners as shareholders. This is normal for most businesses. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.