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5 questions with a Moneypenny legal PA

What does a day in the life of a Legal PA at Moneypenny involve? We caught up with one of our Legal PAs, Team Leader; Jasmine Lloyd, to find out.

Can you compel staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19?

Employment law is not crystal clear on this question; an employer has a duty to ensure the safety of their employees and all those with whom they interact during the course of their work. Therefore, there may be a case for insisting that all employees are vaccinated.

Leasehold reform legislation on the horizon

Karl Anders, Louise Power and Sandip Singh, Walker Morris’ Housing and Banking Litigation specialists, explain The UK Government’s recent announcement that legislation to significantly reform leasehold property ownership is on the horizon.

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Appeal Court upholds EAT’s burden of proof decision

The court of Appeal has upheld an Employment Appeal Tribunal ruling that reversal of burden of proof should not apply to victimisation claimants under the Race Relations Act (RRA). Paul Gilroy QC of Old Square Chambers, who acted on behalf of Cheshire County Council in Oyarce v Cheshire County Council (2007), said: “The Court of […]

Slap-up party

Few stories have quite the same frisson of irony as the following vignette picked up by one of Tulkinghorn’s spies in the legal community. A personal injury partner at Harrison Clark is facing being struck off after he slapped a woman at a party to celebrate winning a court case. The lawyer pleaded guilty in […]

Board focus

The Legal Services Board’s first chairman David Edmonds believes he has the experience to provide his organisation with world-class credibility

Edwards Angell launches Euro patent team

US firm Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge has launched a European patent prosecution practice in London just months after merging with UK firm Kendall Freeman. The firm has hired life sciences patent attorney Candi Soames from IP firm D Young & Co, along with a team of four paralegals specialising in biotechnology. Solicitors and patent […]

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