Company set up by solicitor can be victim of age discrimination, says EAT in “hugely significant” rulingTuesday, 29 September 2015
A company set up by a senior solicitor to be a member of his firm’s limited liability partnership can be the victim of age discrimination, the president of the Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled. It is believed to be the first discrimination case brought by a company.
Tags: LLPs, retirement
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- Monday, 7 September 2015
Only a few large law firms are providing structured retirement advice for their partners, a report has found – unlike the big accountancy firms. The study, of 28 top 100 firms, found three with formal internal schemes.
Tags: accountants, law firm management, retirement
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TV dramas have made many people think that the legal profession consists of heroes (or villains) in high-flying firms or public prosecution. In reality, nearly a quarter of solicitors work in-house.
Increasing demand for ‘hot’ areas of law inspires opportunist law firms to hire more specialists to add to their firepower – the right people at the right time. Yet this is a big ask.
Learning has come a long way since I qualified. There’s a lot more knowledge available about how students learn and how different students learn differently. It’s not one-size-fits-all anymore.