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Clydes settles whistleblowing claim with former partner Bates van Winkelhof

19-Aug-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

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.

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Mishcon faces £66k damages bill after banker's prof neg claim

31-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

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.

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British Library turns to Mills & Reeve and Veale Wasbrough for employment advice

7-Jul-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

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).

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Trio of City boutiques team up with Buzzacott to launch professional advisory service

3-Jul-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

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.

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Excellence breeds diversity in 20 years of The Lawyer Awards

25-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

A full two decades ago, The Lawyer launched its first-ever awards. They were billed as being devoted to finding excellence in the legal profession, and 20 years on, the same applies.

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Fieldfisher partner Nuttall among lawyers on Queen's Birthday Honours List

16-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Fieldfisher tax and structuring head Graeme Nuttall is among a small group of lawyers to have been named in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list, becoming an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).

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Addleshaws transaction services chief quits for DWF

21-May-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Addleshaw Goddard’s former employment head, client relationship manager and the mastermind of the transaction services offering, Andrew Chamberlain, is to join DWF as employment head.

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Clydes to face whistle-blowing claim after Supreme Court holds LLP members are protected

21-May-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

The Supreme Court has ruled that LLP members are protected by whistle-blowing legislation paving the way for the first whistle-blowing case against a law firm.

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Redundancy selection criteria and making reasonable adjustments download subscription

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Two recent cases illustrate the importance of employers making reasonable adjustments for disabled employees placed at risk of redundancy.

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Shoosmiths looks at the legal implications of employees lying about their qualifications and how employers can guard against being misled.

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A female manager would have to work 14 years longer than a male counterpart to earn as much as them over a career, according to a new study.

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Special report: Employment – Winning the peace

19-May-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Employment lawyers are shifting their focus to non-contentious areas as the coalition promotes conciliation

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Italy: Via Dolorosa

3-Feb-2014 | By Burhan Khadbai

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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The Lawyer Awards employment special report: Working models

28-May-2013 | By Joanne Harris

This year’s Lawyer Awards employment entries show just how wide-ranging this sector is

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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

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

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Early Conciliation heralds employment law overhaul

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A seismic overhaul of employment disputes resolution should be good for clients and lawyers

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