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Volunteer was not protected against discrimination

The Supreme Court recently ruled that a volunteer was not protected against disability discrimination. The Supreme Court upheld last year’s decision by the Court of Appeal in the case of X v Mid-Sussex Citizens Advice Bureau that a volunteer is not covered by the European Framework Directive and therefore not entitled to legal protection against discrimination.

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Briefings from Shoosmiths

  • Litigation: a marathon or a sprint?

    Shoosmiths’ Kath Livingston, who joined 36,000 others pounding the streets in the London Marathon on Sunday, ponders whether litigation is a marathon or a sprint.

  • Contracted-out tenants: Erimus revisited

    The Court of Appeal has found in favour of a business tenant and decided that a periodic tenancy had not been created in the intervening period.

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Analysis from The Lawyer

  • Hester: declined bonus worth almost £1m

    Pay checks

    Compliance and corporate governance codes for large financial institutions will undoubtedly include provisions to regulate high pay in the future

  • high street 150

    Focus: Alternative business structures - Law and new order

    There’s more to the ABS model than attracting the man in the street and procuring external investment. Partners at the big corporate firms, take note…

Overview

2 Colmore Square
38 Colmore Circus Queensway
Birmingham
B4 6BJ
UK
http://www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Turnover (£m): 87.00
No. of Lawyers: 373