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British Library turns to Mills & Reeve and Veale Wasbrough for employment advice

7-Jul-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

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).


Trio of City boutiques team up with Buzzacott to launch professional advisory service

3-Jul-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

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.

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Excellence breeds diversity in 20 years of The Lawyer Awards

25-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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.


Fieldfisher partner Nuttall among lawyers on Queen's Birthday Honours List

16-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Fieldfisher tax and structuring head Graeme Nuttall is among a small group of lawyers to have been named in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list, becoming an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).


Addleshaws transaction services chief quits for DWF

21-May-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Addleshaw Goddard’s former employment head, client relationship manager and the mastermind of the transaction services offering, Andrew Chamberlain, is to join DWF as employment head.

UK Supreme Court

Clydes to face whistle-blowing claim after Supreme Court holds LLP members are protected

21-May-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

The Supreme Court has ruled that LLP members are protected by whistle-blowing legislation paving the way for the first whistle-blowing case against a law firm.

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DLA Piper hires Asia employment head from JP Morgan

19-May-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

DLA Piper has appointed former JP Morgan in-house counsel Julia Gorham as its new employment head in Asia.


Partnership retirement rage

14-May-2014 | By Katy Dowell

Former Clarkson Wright & Jakes partner Leslie Seldon has pursued a seven-year legal battle against his former firm, which included a trip to the Supreme Court. Yesterday, the Employment Appeal Tribunal signalled the end of the road for the case. Katy Dowell reports

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Employment Briefings

How to have a relaxing holiday: signing documents in absentia download subscription

Gateley 23-Jul-2014

You’re finally lying by the pool and your phone rings. It’s the office and they need you to sign some urgent documents.

Is obesity a disability? download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 23-Jul-2014

The question of whether obesity constitutes a disability was recently considered by the advocate-general of the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Employee shareholder agreements — the potential gains download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 23-Jul-2014

Since September 2013, employee shareholder agreements have enabled companies to introduce a new type of employment status into their workforce.

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Special report: Employment – Winning the peace

19-May-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Employment lawyers are shifting their focus to non-contentious areas as the coalition promotes conciliation


Italy: Via Dolorosa

3-Feb-2014 | By Burhan Khadbai

Employment and political reforms, and a programme of privatisation could ease Italy’s and its legal market’s way through these punishing times


The Lawyer Awards employment special report: Working models

28-May-2013 | By Joanne Harris

This year’s Lawyer Awards employment entries show just how wide-ranging this sector is

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Richard Fox

Early Conciliation heralds employment law overhaul


A seismic overhaul of employment disputes resolution should be good for clients and lawyers


Workplace law is out of step


European courts are divided over the rights of parents of surrogate babies to take paid leave

Oliver Hyams

Don’t mess with the TUPE rules


TUPE regulations are in line for refinement, but not fundamental change, which is a good thing

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