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GMB hires Leigh Day for employment action against Uber

29-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Transport workers’ union the GMB has instructed Leigh Day to bring an employment claim against taxi-booking service Uber, arguing that it is in breach of a duty to provide drivers with basic employment rights.

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DLA appoints first UK managing partner from outside the City

14-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

 DLA Piper has appointed Sandra Wallace as its UK managing partner to take over from Mark O’Conor on 1 August.

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Sainsbury's instructs TLT to defend equal pay claim by Leigh Day

14-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Sainsbury’s has instructed TLT to defend it in an equal pay battle brought by four female shopfloor workers.

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Morgan Lewis scoops up three K&L Gates partners in London as part of finance push

9-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Morgan Lewis & Bockius has added to its global transactions services team in London with the hires of finance partners Matthew Duncan, Julian Goodman and Paul Matthews from K&L Gates.

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Spring Law merges with employment firm Ferguson Solicitors

1-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

West End firm Spring Law has acquired London employment boutique Ferguson Solicitors, giving it a combined turnover of £5m.

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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. 

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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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Star legal writers in the employment sector

26-May-2015

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Demystifying e-discovery: the art of the possible

11-Nov-2014

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

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

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Is the profession ready for role reversals?

18-Aug-2014

Male lawyers should consider embarking on a new parental journey.

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Auto-enrolment for LLPs: not all plain sailing

8-Aug-2014

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

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