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ABA Taskforce on Lawyer Wellbeing

"This Report makes a compelling case that the legal profession is at a crossroads. Our current course, one involving widespread disregard...

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Surrogacy

Kim Kardashian has confirmed that she and her husband, Kanye West are expecting their third child through surrogacy.  

In the UK, the...

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Pre-nuptial agreements for the farming sector - a marriage made in rural heaven?

At first blush, people may still believe they are the preserve of the famous and uber wealthy. In fact, pre-nups are perfect for the...

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Employment Bulletin - September 2017

In this month's bulletin we summarise what has happened in employment law over the summer months in our regular in brief article....

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Pleased to be speaking at Cannabis at Work Conference, Monday October 2, Calgary

Has your approach to drugs and alcohol in the workplace “gone up in smoke” with medical, and soon to be legal, Cannabis? What will be the...

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GDPR: three vantage points, one goal

This morning I had the pleasure to attend a presentation and panel discussion organized by Moore Blatch and Carswell Gould on the topic...

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FCA enters the Generation Game

Hopefully for the long term...

The FSA had a history of publishing important papers that then had little real impact on either its...

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Uber's appeal against worker status decision starts today

Last year, an employment tribunal's decision to classify Uber's drivers as workers caused quite a stir! We saw a reaction in recruitment...

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The Persistant Smugglers

This press release highlights some of HMRC's problems when dealing with tobacco smugglers, who seem to ignore a suspended prison sentence...

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Gig economy again under scrutiny

An employment tribunal ruled that Addison Lee drivers are workers and not self-employed as argued by the company. In the same vein we...

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Divorce Exam!

A Chinese Court has introduced a new 'Divorce Exam' that couples must both respectively fail in order to be granted a divorce. 

One...

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ACAS' new guidance for employers regarding parents with premature of sick babies

There are more premature babies born in the UK than on would think. Currently, the figure stands at 95,000.

The journey of pregnancy to...

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Annual leave cancellations: the need to know

Our Employment lawyer, Mary Goldsbrough, shares the legal view in the latest update in the Ryanair flight saga.

Last week, Ryanair...

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President Outlines a Digital Future to Young Family Lawyers

Yesterday I was lucky enough to be one of the speakers at the inaugural "YRes" conference for young family lawyers.


Focusing on how family...

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Blockchain, Smart Contracts and the Law

A guest post by Christian Thornæs.

Smart Contracts and Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAO) are about to take off and both will...

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Following redundancy procedures is not a waste of time

The High Court ruled in favour of Birmingham City Council’s refuse workers earlier this month, when it ordered an interim injunction...

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Uber loses licence amid TfL concerns

Londoners are currently reacting to the surprise news that Transport For London (TfL) have decided not to renew Uber’s private hire...

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I, LawyerBot...

The future of 'robotic' legal services is an exciting and a very fast-growing industry, but the impact on lawyers' day-to-day jobs seems...

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Update: Surrogacy and Single Parents

Under UK law, if you want to start a family with the help of a surrogate then you must obtain a court order after your child is born,...

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The 'Master Gene' that could make IVF more effective

Scientists in London have made a breakthrough in their understanding of how one gene, known as OCT4, is crucial in the development of...

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Will Robots Replace Lawyers and Judges?

Academics are exploring ways on how robotics and artificial intelligence may be able to replace lawyers and judges in the future to help...

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What happens when technology outpaces regulation?

Lloyd's of London have been ready and waiting to insure autonomous aeroplanes and ships for years, but regulators aren't ready to let them.

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Mandatory Retirement a Dead Issue?

My colleague Jenelle Butler writes in the attached link about the long standing saga between Air Canada and its pilots on the issue of...

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Lawyers, please read: this Stranger Thing is genius

Quick thought experiment for you... Imagine the production company behind a smash hit series find out that another company is stealing...

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Right to work checks - updated Home Office guidance published

The Home Office has published an updated version of its guidance called “An Employer’s Guide to Right to Work Checks”, which came into...

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Google sued over sex discrimination

With Google hitting the headlines again last week, this time for sex discrimination in pay, our Employment lawyer Esyllt Green shares her...

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OCC Acting Comptroller Compares Fintech to Dating

As the OCC explores creating a fintech charter, the acting comptroller has described the process as "dating."  The OCC continues to...

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Quickie Divorce

There have been several reports in the press recently about celebrity "Quickie Divorces" including Louise and Jamie Redknapp. 

There is no...

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Snapshot of new data protection rules

We reported recently that the Government are pressing ahead with its overhaul of the data protection laws. We also emphasised in our...

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Could Suspending an Employee be a Breach of Contract?

The High Court has taken the view that suspending a teacher pending investigation was a breach of the employer's duty of trust and...

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You Can Never Automate a Lawyer ....

That's what I was told while running a workshop for a top ten lawyers.  Now there may be many caveats (irony) with this article about...

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Can You Spot Fake Credentials? The Real Life Mike Ross

Apparently the TV show “Suits” has a real life version too, and the problem isn’t limited to the legal profession.  “Degree mills” are...

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Single Parents and Surrogacy

This recent case illustrates the need for urgent reform of the law on surrogacy arrangements. 

In UK law, the surrogate mother who carries...

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SMR Unplugged

The FCA’s consultation on extending the Senior Manager & Certification Regime (SM&CR) to all regulated firms is in reality a complex set...

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Worker whose messages were monitored has human rights breached

Privacy is something rather sought after nowadays, as advances in technology and a constant connectivity to online resources mean that...

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Do we all need to become better listeners?

As a recruiter listening is far more important than talking and I know I for one can be guilty of being far too involved in my own agenda...

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Employment Tribunal Fees

Further commentary upon the impact of employment tribunal fees having been declared unlawful... and the possible impact on trade union...

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Higher awards in the pipeline for injury to feelings

When the national construction and facilities company Vinci Construction decided to defend an appeal against a tribunal's decision; they...

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Unlimited Vacation - Employee Benefit or Burden?

I’ve always been fascinated by the concept of unlimited vacation and how it may play out in a workplace.  Sounds like a great perk,...

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Government Immigration Plans

A number of our clients are echoing concerns raised by the CBI and Institute of Directors about government immigration plans leaked this...

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Avoiding property disputes on separation

If you and your partner live together, have you agreed what would happen with any property you own, were you to separate?

If not, you may...

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Tips for dealing with Data Subject Access requests

In an article for Personnel Today we cover how employers should deal with data subject access requests from their employees and what...

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Law firm mergers...a cautionary tale

If you didn’t hear about the collapse of King & Wood Mallesons (KWM), where have you been the past year? 

It is a cautionary tale for law...

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New 'vento' bands following consultation

From 11 September, Employment Tribunals across England and Wales will be able to order higher compensation awards to victims of...

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Workplace Policy Overhauls

Labour and employment law in Canada is about to undergo some significant changes, perhaps some of the biggest we’ve seen in decades...

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Who are the underdogs in the legal world?

We have announced our first 3 speakers for this years Legal Services Conference. This year is the year of the underdog. We wanted to...

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Reading an Employee's messages

An interesting (and concerning) ruling from the European Court of Human Rights. 

The ECHR has ruled that an employer who read an...

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Can you be drug tested at work?

Our Employment Law Partner, Nia Cooper, is featured in Wales Online's recent article: can you be drug tested at work? Read her full...

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Reputation or bust

The welcome actions of the PRCA against Bell Pottinger and its work on South Africa, is a reminder to everyone of the importance of...

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Five things to remember about complaints' stats

Complaints are an important indicator of how financial services firms are performing, and also how well regulation is working, but they...

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BBC Radio Cymru: Esyllt Green

Ein arbenigwr cyflogaeth Esyllt Green yn trafod penderfyniad y Llu Awyr i recriwtio merched i bob swydd a fewn y Llu.

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Newyddion y dydd yng Nghymru a thu hwnt gyda Nia Thomas. The day's news in Wales and beyond with Nia Thomas.

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Pre-marital assets and long marriages: has the Court of Appeal left the law in a state of flux?

In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal have may have reversed a long held assumption that, in a long marriage, the source of the...

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Restrictive Covenants in Contracts of Employment

As an employment team we are regularly asked to advise clients as to the enforceability (or otherwise) of restrictive covenants in...

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