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Allen & Overy’s Human Rights Working Group has published the second issue of the Business and Human Rights Review.
Hundreds of lawyers gathered outside the Houses of Parliament on 22 May to protest against the government’s legal aid cuts.
King & Wood Mallesons is the only large commercial law firm in Australia with a dedicated human rights practice.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has issued guidance for employers and job applicants on pre employment health questions.
The European Court of Human Rights has handed down a judgment considering the right of individuals to manifest their religion in the workplace.
On 21 December 2012, the Council of the European Union adopted Council Regulation No 1263/2012, concerning sanctions against Iran.
The preliminary hearing of the posthumous trial of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky has been postponed after his family and their lawyers refused to take part in the trial.
The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) held its first European Data Protection Intensive conference on 25–26 April 2012.
A number of recent developments in the area of religion and belief discrimination merit employers’ attention. First, what types of non-religious beliefs are protected? Second, to what extent must employers comply with the law when an employee’s conduct takes the form of manifestation of his/her belief (as opposed to the simple fact of holding such a belief)?
If you pick out just one of our Hot 100 to watch this year, make it Hodge Jones & Allen partner Jocelyn Cockburn (scroll down for video interview).
The European Court of Human Rights has issued its long awaited judgment in the case of Eweida and Others v the United Kingdom.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has delivered a mixed verdict in four landmark religious liberty cases this morning, finding that British Airways (BA) discriminated against a cross-wearing employee but dismissing the other three appeals.
Top human rights barristers are awaiting a significant judgment on four landmark religious liberty cases this week.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that claims against the UK Government by Chagos Islanders are inadmissible, seven years after the case was filed.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has held that employment law in the United Kingdom does not adequately protect individuals from dismissal as a result of their political beliefs or affiliations.
The mother of Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian lawyer who died in November 2009 while being detained in a Moscow prison cell, has appealed to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to declare that Russia has violated the European Convention of Human Rights in relation to Magnitsky’s death.
The wife of murdered russian spy Alexander Litvinenko is understood to have dropped her longstanding human rights lawyer Louise Christian of Christian Khan in favour of a Russian firm in the West End.
Nobody fights harder in tough civil action cases than Jocelyn Cockburn, a trait that saw her crowned The Lawyer’s Partner of the Year 2012...
The recently enacted Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 strengthens existing sanctions on Iran.
Pursuant to a mandate in the Dodd-Frank Act, the US Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued final rules requiring issuers to account for the use in their products of so-called conflict minerals.