A seismic overhaul of employment disputes resolution should be good for clients and lawyers
European courts are divided over the rights of parents of surrogate babies to take paid leave
Political hysteria over zero-hours contracts is unhelpful and misplaced as safeguards already exist
TUPE regulations are in line for refinement, but not fundamental change, which is a good thing
The Straight Allies initiative allows firms to reinforce positive attitudes to diversity in the workplace
Mills & Reeve and Veale Wasbrough Vizards (VWV) are to give employment advice to the British Library after winning a mini-tender run by the London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC).
Boutique firms CM Murray, Hierons and Maurice Turnor Gardner have joined forces with chartered accountants Buzzacott to go to market as a one-stop-shop for professional practices.
A full two decades ago, The Lawyer launched its first-ever awards. They were billed as being devoted to finding excellence in the legal profession, and 20 years on, the same applies.
Employment lawyers are shifting their focus to non-contentious areas as the coalition promotes conciliation
Employment and political reforms, and a programme of privatisation could ease Italy’s and its legal market’s way through these punishing times
This year’s Lawyer Awards employment entries show just how wide-ranging this sector is