Chinese red circle firm Zhong Lun has signed up to employment alliance L&E Global, marking the network’s first step into the Asian markets.
Addleshaw Goddard, Baker & McKenzie and Linklaters are among firms to put forward new policies after legislation on shared parental leave became law yesterday (1 December)
Accountancy and consulting giant EY is the third of the big four accountants to enter the regulated legal market after being granting an ABS licence by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).
Employees represented by lawyers from Minster Law and Thompsons have secured a groundbreaking Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision over whether pay for overtime should be including in holiday pay.
Sports Direct has agreed to rewrite contracts relating to zero-hours staff as part of an out-of-court settlement in a dispute brought by Leigh Day on behalf of a former zero-hours employee.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s new heads of corporate, litigation and employment are looking stateside in a bid to hang on to the lead created by former litigation head Christopher Pugh and corporate head Ed Braham.
King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin (KWM SJB) has hired finance and employment teams in Milan led by partners from two local firms in a significant boost for its Italian practice.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has chosen German partner Rick van Aerssen as the firm’s new corporate head to replace Edward Braham and litigation partner David Scott to succeed Christopher Pugh in a “radical” reshuffle.
Total fines now $1.24m in Christmas Eve fatalities after swing stage company and director fined download subscription
The total of safety fines paid for the 24 December 2009 swing stage collapse fatalities is now $1.24m (£790,000).
Staying festive on Facebook this Christmas: social media and employees download subscription
The ‘If it would be illegal to say it on the street, it is illegal to say it online’ test can also be applied to anything posted on social media sites during the office Christmas party.
New milestone for auto-enrolment reforms download subscription
Five million employees now have workplace pensions, thanks to automatic enrolment.
Given the growth in the amount of data businesses create and store, it’s a good point in time to determine how companies and law firms are working with eDiscovery and computer forensics.
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
Male lawyers should consider embarking on a new parental journey.
When it comes to LLPs, all is still not clear over auto-enrolment.
A seismic overhaul of employment disputes resolution should be good for clients and lawyers