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.
Covington & Burling has hired Bird & Bird partner Grace Chen to join its international employment practice based in Beijing.
Slater & Gordon’s Paul Daniels has described the month following the ‘fracas’ between Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon and presenter Jeremy Clarkson as a “nightmare” for Tymon.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Lord Falconer are the latest names to be added to the roster of lawyers defending Asda against an equal pay claim brought by thousands of female employees.
Fieldfisher has cast a wide net to snare lateral hires in Europe, but what is its strategy on the continent?
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Employment lawyers are shifting their focus to non-contentious areas as the coalition promotes conciliation
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