Osborne Clarke has joined firms including Addleshaw Goddard, Linklaters and Slaughter and May in offering an enhanced shared parental leave (SPL) scheme for its employees.
Former Pinsent Masons senior partner Chris Mullen and former Mayer Brown partner Anna Rogers have opened a new pension boutique, trading as ARC Pensions Law.
Foot Anstey has turned to CMS Cameron McKenna to defend it against an age discrimination claim brought by an ex-partner.
A Paris employment tribunal has landed Dentons with a €60,000 damages bill after finding that the firm unlawfully made a secretary redundant immediately prior to the 2013 merger between legacy Salans and SNR Denton.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has effectively overthrown a landmark win for Slater & Gordon over the compensation claims for staff of collapsed retail giants such as Woolworths and Ethel Austin.
Bevan Brittan has recruited DWF employment partner Ashley Norman to head its Birmingham employment team.
Fieldfisher is facing a €120,000 (£86,000) unfair dismissal claim brought by a former secretary in its Paris office, who claims that she was assaulted by the firm’s office managing partner on the day of her dismissal.
The former head of Linklaters’ Amsterdam employment and pensions team, Martijn van Broeckhuijsen, has launched his own firm in a continuation of the trend for boutiques in the Netherlands.
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