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No5’s Prof David Lock QC takes to the helm at Innovation Birmingham

A new private sector chair — Prof David Lock QC of No5 Chambers — takes to the helm at Innovation Birmingham, as the planning application for the iCentrum building is prepared. The new chair has been selected by Birmingham City Council. 

Lock leads No5 Chambers’ public and administrative law group across the firm’s London, Bristol and Birmingham offices. He was named Barrister of the Year in 2011 by Birmingham Law Society. Earlier this year, he was appointed as a board director of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham. 

He was a non-executive director with legal technology company Searchflow for five years. He has also served as a non-executive director in a range of other commercial companies.

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    In Lock v British Gas, the European Court of Justice decided that holiday pay under the Working Time Directive has to include commission if salary is made up of commission.

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    At any time, as those who have suffered a serious injury to the brain or have been close to someone who has will know, your life can be turned upside down in less than a fated second.

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