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Supreme Court finds for Royal Mencap in landmark case of Tomlinson-Blake v Royal Mencap on entitlement to Minimum Wage for sleep-in shifts. Mencap was represented by David Reade QC, Niran de Silva QC and Georgina Leadbetter, instructed by James Davies of Simons Muirhead & Burton.

Sir Philip Rutnam, represented by Gavin Mansfield QC, settles claim with Home Office

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David Reade QC and Georgina Leadbetter successful in Royal Mail Group Ltd v Efobi in the Supreme Court
23.07.21 News

This morning the Supreme Court handed down judgment in what is now the leading authority on the operation of the…

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Jonathan Cohen QC successful in establishing that Law of champerty still applies with full force to solicitors and court refuses to let law firm take place of deceased client

In Farrar & Anor V Miller, the High Court has held that London law firm, Candey Limited, were not entitled…

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Jeremy Lewis succeeds in EAT in establishing right to claim constructive dismissal harassment
16.07.21 Employment Latest Cases

In Driscoll v  V & P Global Limited and another UKEAT/0009/21/LA, the EAT has determined that constructive dismissal can be…

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Ed Kemp to speak at Bridging the Bar inaugural summer school
08.07.21 News

Ed Kemp will be speaking on applying for pupillage at the Employment Bar this Saturday for Bridging the Bar inaugural…

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John Mehrzad QC mentors legal service to Tokyo 2020 Olympics & Paralympic Games
08.07.21 News Sports

The official website of the Tokyo 2020 Pro Bono Legal Service has been launched: https://probono2020.tokyo/ The Service will be made…

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John Mehrzad QC & Matthew Sheridan successful at the High Court in enforcing novated pre and post termination covenants in commercial contract

  High Court upholds restrictive covenants in a novated commercial contract and undertakings Introduction Following a 7-day expedited High Court…

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James Bickford Smith speaking at UK-Middle East Legal Services Week

James Bickford Smith will be speaking at the Legal Services are GREAT UK-Middle East Legal Services Week on 8th July….

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Efobi v Royal Mail Group Limited: The burden of proof and drawing of inferences in discrimination claims
23.07.21 – Comment, Articles & PublicationsEmployment

The Supreme Court has delivered a unanimous and emphatic judgment on the burden of proof in discrimination claims. The decision…

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Transparency 1 – 0 Confidentiality? Ashley Cukier on Manchester City v The Premier League in the Court of Appeal
22.07.21 – Comment, Articles & PublicationsSport

The Court of Appeal this week handed down its decision in Manchester City Football Club Ltd v The Football Association…

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Riders Not Workers: Status and the Decision in Deliveroo
12.07.21 – Comment, Articles & PublicationsEmployment

Unlike last night’s fixture, substitution proved to be the key to success for Deliveroo’s contention that its riders were not…

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Fiduciary duties beyond the fiduciary relationship – no clean break for directors
24.06.21 – Comment, Articles & PublicationsCommercial

In Burnell v Trans-Tag Ltd & Anor [2021] EWHC 1457 (Ch) Mr Greenbank (sitting as a Deputy Judge of the…

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Indirect Discrimination Against Working Mothers
23.06.21 – Comment, Articles & PublicationsEmployment

Summary On 22 June 2021, the President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal handed down judgment in Dobson v North Cumbria…

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Employment Tribunals: Interim Relief and the Equality Act 2010: Court of Appeal Declines to Extend the Relief
16.06.21 – Comment, Articles & PublicationsEmployment

Joseph Bryan discusses Steer v Stormsure Ltd in the Court of Appeal. Please click here to view a PDF version….

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Employee Status, Parental Rights, Equal Pay, and Health & Safety – an update and review of developments in the areas of sport and employment law
10.06.21 – Comment, Articles & PublicationsSport

This section of the LawInSport year in review will in part be an update to what was covered in last…

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