Employment

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Employment Law Webinar
Employment
31/01/2024

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...

Employment law conference
Employment
31/01/2024

Register now for our Employment Law Conferences, 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...

Francis Mortin
Employment
19/01/2024

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...

Pro bono pledge
Employment
12/01/2024

Adele Akers completes Advocate’s Pro Bono Pledge

Congratulations to Adèle Akers, a member of our employment group, on completing Advocate’s Pro Bono Pledge after completing over 25 hours of Pro Bono work in the past year. In a world where equal access to justice is a huge challenge,...

Julie Duane
Employment
28/11/2023

Costs Consequences – Tribunal Orders a detailed costs assessment

In November 2023 Julie Duane represented the Respondent, a Local Authority, in its application for costs of almost £200,000 against a Claimant.  Following a separate complex and multi-faceted final hearing where all of C’s claims failed, the...

Julie Duane
Employment
17/11/2023

Claimant awarded damages in excess of £25k

In October 2023 Julie Duane represented the Claimant during a multi-day final hearing. On the first day of the hearing the Claimant’s application to strike out the response was successful due to the Respondent’s repeated non-compliance with...

Elizabeth Hodgetts
Employment
24/10/2023

Elizabeth Hodgetts successfully co-appeals in Employment Appeal Tribunal

Chief Constable of Derbyshire Constabulary, Chief Constable of West Midlands Constabulary, & Secretary of State for Home Department v Clark & Bell; EAT Judgment (Eady J, President) handed down 23 October 2023  Chief Constable of...

Patrick Keith
Employment
05/10/2023

All claims dismissed in case where Patrick Keith represented the National Crime Agency

In April-May 2023 Patrick Keith represented the National Crime Agency in a four-week trial concerning whistleblowing, disability discrimination, harassment, victimisation, holiday pay, working time regulations, various breaches of contract and...