Pinsent Masons faces lawsuit following trainee assault

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  • He won't win. Why should a firm be responsible for the behaviour of their staff after hours?
    Pinsents were unwise to hire this aggressive boy, he already had a conviction for affray.

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  • "Pinsent Masons prides itself on the professional codnuct of its staff, and this was an isolated incident"
    ... I beg to differ, the stories one could tell.

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  • Who dares, Wins.

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  • He seems to have forgotten about the first rule of fight club.

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  • Are you seriously suggesting that we are not allowed to flog our trainees? When did the law change?

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  • There slogan is we have a can do attitude and get results...clearly it's kill or be killed..

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  • An employer can not be responsible for actions of employees particularly away from the office. Acts not in the course of employment and even if it was not foreseeable. Hopeless on merits

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  • "Pinsents were unwise to hire this aggressive boy, he already had a conviction for affray."
    Do you have any evidence to support this?

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  • Employers have been held liable for sexual harassment at office parties, both on and off the premises.
    Be interesting to see what the law behind the case against Pinsents would be, as and when it is presented.

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  • Reference the conviction for affray, this has been widely reported in the national press.

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