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Elizabeth Hodgetts

Elizabeth Hodgetts obtains High Court injunction to prevent strike action

Elizabeth Hodgetts, instructed by Emma Appleton of East Riding of Yorkshire Council Legal Services, has successfully applied for an injunction against the National Education Union to prevent school staff from taking strike action on various days in...

Felix Levay & Connor Wright

The Use and Abuse of Subject Access Requests in Civil Litigation

An article by pupil barristers Felix Levay and Connor Wright. The UK GDPR may have been intended to safeguard people’s privacy, but it has proved a useful tool for claimants seeking early disclosure by other means. In both Employment and Personal...

Sophie Garner Legal Awards

Two accolades in 24 hours for Sophie Garner

Huge congratulations this morning go to employment barrister Sophie Garner who picked up the prestigious “Barrister of the Year” award at last night’s Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards. This success followed 24 hours on from Sophie being...

Employment law conference

Employment Law Conference Programmes Announced, 16 May & 13 June 2024

We are delighted that St Philips Employment annual conference is returning in 2024. Following the huge success of our 2023 events, our specialist Employment Team will again be delivering a range of interactive and engaging sessions offering...

Ed Williams KC & Anthony Johnston

Anthony Johnston, led by Ed Willams KC, represented the Respondent University in the Court of Appeal

Simon Pipe v Coventry University Higher Education Corporation [2024] EWCA Civ 191 https://caselaw.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ewca/civ/2024/191 Anthony Johnston, led by Ed Williams KC, represented the Respondent University in the Court of Appeal....

Tamsin Sandiford

Tamsin Sandiford acted for the Claimant in EAT case which will impact future whistleblowing detriment cases

Tamsin Sandiford acted for the Claimant in the EAT case of Wicked Vision v Rice Judgment has been handed down by the EAT in Wicked Vision v Rice, in which Tamsin Sandiford provided written submissions on behalf of the Claimant.  The Claimant...

Employment Law Webinar

March Employment Law Webinar- What to expect in 2024

New legislation and case law are like buses! Throughout 2024 there is a wave of new employment legislation coming into force. Members of our specialist Employment Team will update you on what to expect and steer you through the impending changes, and...

Francis Mortin

Francis Mortin secures success in Employment Tribunal for Teacher found to have been unfairly dismissed & victimised

Francis Mortin, instructed by Shazia Shah at Irwin Mitchell LLP, represented primary school teacher Miss Andrea Mairs at a final hearing in the Liverpool Employment Tribunal that spanned 7 days in September and October 2023. By way of a Reserved...