Osborne Clarke joins host of firms offering enhanced shared parental leave provisions

17-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

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 Pinsents senior partner Mullen co-launches pension boutique

12-Jun-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

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.

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Exclusive: Foot Anstey instructs CMS to defend age discrimination claim by ex-partner

20-May-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Foot Anstey has turned to CMS Cameron McKenna to defend it against an age discrimination claim brought by an ex-partner.

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Dentons hit with €60,000 damages in French employment case

12-May-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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.


ECJ makes landmark ruling on redundancy law in Slater & Gordon Woolworths case

30-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

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.


DWF’s Norman quits to join Bevan Brittan employment litigation practice

20-Apr-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Bevan Brittan has recruited DWF employment partner Ashley Norman to head its Birmingham employment team.


Fieldfisher faces €120,000 unfair dismissal claim from Paris secretary

17-Apr-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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.


Linklaters' former Dutch employment head quits to launch boutique

8-Apr-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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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You may be the client but I don’t work for you: problems with TUPE download subscription

No5 Chambers 29-Jun-2015

TUPE applies where a client decides to engage a new service provider instead of an existing one, but what if the client instructs the existing service provider to remove an employee from the contract before the TUPE transfer takes place? 

When is a resignation not a resignation? download subscription

Shoosmiths 26-Jun-2015

Post-Farage and Blatter, Shoosmiths looks at some common questions about resignations.

The battle of the protected characteristics continues download subscription

Gateley Plc 26-Jun-2015

A recent Employment Tribunal decision concerned the conflict between one employee’s belief that homosexuality was a sin and the impact that had on her lesbian colleague.

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Demystifying e-discovery: the art of the possible


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.

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Why a lawyer will never win The Apprentice


The latest series The Apprentice caused the usual controversy - with limited success for the legal candidates.


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Auto-enrolment for LLPs: not all plain sailing


When it comes to LLPs, all is still not clear over auto-enrolment.

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