Shoosmiths has elected employment partner Peter Duff as the firm’s new chairman for a three-year tenure with effect from 1 May 2015.
Several Slater & Gordon partners, including legacy Pannone managing partner Emma Holt, have been named as respondents in a two-week unfair dismissal hearing that is due to begin on 20 October at Manchester Employment Tribunal.
Pinsent Masons is fielding three employment tribunal claims from an employment partner, senior associate and associate stemming from its employment practice restructuring last year.
Save the Children International (SCI) general counsel Elizabeth Stephen has left the charity on sabbatical, prompting a hunt for her replacement.
Clyde & Co has settled a long-running whistleblowing dispute with former partner Krista Bates van Winkelhof out of court after successive cases sought to establish the validity of the claim.
Mishcon de Reya will pay over £66,000 in damages and interest to a former client after partially losing a professional negligence case in the High Court.
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).
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.
1 October 2014 employment law changes download subscription
In this article, the Shepherd and Wedderburn employment team looks at four employment law changes effective from 1 October 2014.
Employee dismissed for demanding bonus and saying that employer ‘could fire him’, not for raising safety concerns, court decides download subscription
An employee’s demand for a bonus and assertion that his employment relationship would not be ‘fruitful’ and that his employer could fire him was the reason for his dismissal.
More work does not prevent a redundancy download subscription
The fact that a business is thriving may also sometimes surprisingly lead to an employee being dismissed on grounds of redundancy.
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
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A seismic overhaul of employment disputes resolution should be good for clients and lawyers