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Suspension: Solicitor who was suspended wins right to continue to perform most of her duties

Suspension: Solicitor who was suspended wins right to continue to perform most of her duties

The High Court has granted an interim injunction requiring an employer to permit a solicitor who had been suspended from some of her duties to perform ...

Sexual harassment and harassment at work: Technical guidance issued

Sexual harassment and harassment at work: Technical guidance issued

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published technical guidance on harassment in the workplace.

Unfair Dismissal: Probation service employee who failed to disclose a child protection issue was fairly dismissed

Unfair Dismissal: Probation service employee who failed to disclose a child protection issue was fairly dismissed

A Probation Service Officer was not unfairly dismissed for deliberately failing to give her employer full information about Social Services’ concerns ...

New Law: Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay

New Law: Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay

From 6 April 2020, parents who have tragically suffered the loss of a child will be entitled to two weeks’ statutory Parental Bereavement Leave and, i ...

Claimant’s fundamental dishonesty leads to his claim becoming unstuck at Trial!

Claimant’s fundamental dishonesty leads to his claim becoming unstuck at Trial!

Further success for DAC Beachcroft’s Casualty Fraud Team after they secured another finding of fundamental dishonesty. In this case, the Claimant atte ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Managing statutory compliance when selling or leasing

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Managing statutory compliance when selling or leasing

Landlords and property investors have ongoing regulatory duties towards those that occupy their property. The extent of the obligations will vary depe ...

PropTech In The Post Withdrawal World

PropTech In The Post Withdrawal World

In this first week of February, with the Rubicon now crossed,  we will have to face the concerns about lower yields, drops in land values and increase ...

Lugano Convention Post-Brexit

Lugano Convention Post-Brexit

For those of us practising in the field of cross-border litigation, one of the myriad questions often asked, subsequent to the decision by the UK elec ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: Government white paper 2020 - making the planning process “clearer, more accessible and more certain for all users”

Housebuilder Top Tip: Government white paper 2020 - making the planning process “clearer, more accessible and more certain for all users”

Government White Paper 2020: making the planning process “clearer, more accessible and more certain for all users” In the ‘next few months’ the Govern ...

No extended meaning for Road Traffic Act liability to injured claimants:  Carroll v QBE Insurance (Europe) Ltd and others

No extended meaning for Road Traffic Act liability to injured claimants: Carroll v QBE Insurance (Europe) Ltd and others

In a robust judgment delivered in the High Court this morning, Mrs Justice Tipples refused to extend the established meaning of the phrase “caused by, ...