The High Court has struck out libel claims made by a former Warwick University law professor against two fellow academics, an investigator and a law student.
A woman’s fear of catching Covid-19 and need to protect herself and others is not a philosophical belief for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010, a tribunal has ruled.
The Ministry of Justice is facing a new pay-out to judges after an employment tribunal found that salaried judges who ‘sit up’ in higher courts from time to time should be paid more for the work.
The Crown Prosecution Service as admitted discriminating against a disabled senior prosecutor by failing to allow him to work from home or return home early to take medication for a heart condition.
Two solicitors who sought to bring claims against the Ministry of Justice for money owed from when they sat as part-time judges over 14 years ago have had them thrown out due to limitation.
A solicitor who failed to meet billing targets under a law firm’s ‘pathway to partnership’ scheme was not unfairly dismissed despite a “bust-up” with one of the partners, a tribunal has ruled.
A law firm employee has been awarded damages of £1,000 after a colleague targeted him with a discriminatory comment based on his Pakistani heritage.
An employment tribunal has rejected claims for unpaid wages and holiday pay from a solicitor who worked as a consultant at a law firm and it decided was not an employee.
A solicitor has won her claim for wrongful dismissal after being sacked by a law firm for pushing back against a direction to relocate with immediate effect to another office.
An employment tribunal made a legal error when rejecting a paralegal’s disability discrimination claim but it was not enough to overturn the decision, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled.
A solicitor ordered to repay her firm the cost of recruiting her after she left within a year has failed in a bid to have the decision reconsidered.
A Bar student who handled agency advocacy work through a law firm was a worker with certain rights and not self-employed, an employment tribunal has ruled.
An employment tribunal has refused to strike out a claim that a chambers discriminated against a pupillage applicant who had previous dealings with the QC who headed the pupillage committee.
The use of NDAs cannot be effectively controlled by professional regulators like the SRA and legislation is needed, a campaigner for tougher restrictions has told Legal Futures.
An employment judge has granted an “overstretched solicitor” more time to respond to an unfair dismissal claim after she missed the deadline.
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