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Sexual harassment and discrimination is still happening at the Bar, a survey of women barristers carried out by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) has found. The BSB surveyed some 1,300 female barristers – almost a quarter of women working at the Bar. ... read more
July 29th, 2016
A group of Uber drivers is taking the company to the Employment Tribunal, and will ask the tribunal to decide whether they should officially be recognised as workers rather than self-employed. As workers, they would have employee benefits such as the right to sick pay and holiday pay. The case... ... read more
July 22nd, 2016
More than 1,000 barristers have signed a letter to the prime minister urging him to allow parliament to decide whether the UK should leave the European Union. In the letter, they say the referendum result is only advisory because it is based on “misrepresentations of fact and promises that could... ... read more
July 13th, 2016
Researchers in Cardiff University have found that in the period following Edward Snowden’ revelations about the CIA there has been an “unprecedented level of government surveillance of citizens”, with “far-reaching, concerning and significant consequences for civil rights”. ... read more
June 28th, 2016
A Court of Appeal judgment last week backing borrowers in a claim against their mortgage lenders was a landmark win for direct access, the process that enables members of the public to instruct barristers directly without having to go through solicitors. The Bar Council has hailed the case as a... ... read more
June 22nd, 2016
In response to a statement by the Legal Services Board that came out in support of the idea of paying McKenzie Friends for their work, the Chairman of the Bar, Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC, has explained why unregulated, unqualified and uninsured individuals should not be paid for helping litigants in... ... read more
June 9th, 2016
While employment lawyers await the outcome of a government review of employment tribunal fees, research by the conciliatory body Acas suggests one in five cases were withdrawn as a result of the “off-putting” fees, according to The Law Society Gazette. ... read more
June 3rd, 2016
Everything you always wanted to know about the English legal system is published in a new “Visitor’s Guide” to the judicial system of England and Wales (which is the complete name of the jurisdiction). ... read more
June 2nd, 2016
Chelsea may have made money by registering José Mourinho’s name and signature, but it missed a trick by not registering his image, writes leading IP barrister Mark Engelman ... read more
May 27th, 2016
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