*WE ARE RECRUITING*

If you are a member of the Bar seeking to leave the city hustle and bustle aside and relocate to practice in the scenic South West, we want to hear from you! Magdalen Chambers is one of the largest sets [...]

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Chambers continued success with rankings in Chambers and Partners 2021

Chambers are thrilled to achieve success for another year having been recognised by Chambers and Partners 2021. Over three areas of law, Employment, Family and Planning, six members have also been individually ranked together with recognition for the clerking team. [...]

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Nigel Moore is ranked again by Chambers and Partners 2020

Chambers is delighted to congratulate Nigel Moore on his ranking in the Employment - Western (Bar) by Chambers and Partners 2020 (Band 3). Nigel was called to the Bar after a number of years practising as a solicitor, and has [...]

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Chambers celebrates further success with rankings in Chambers and Partners 2020

We are proud and delighted to announce that Chambers continues in it’s success being recognised by Chambers and Partners 2020. Five members have also been individually ranked together with recognition for the clerking team for client service “The clerks are [...]

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Civil Second Six Pupil James Lewis-Bale is accepting instructions

We are pleased to announce that James has commenced is second six period within his pupillage in the area of Civil Law. Please contact Harry Turner our Senior Civil Clerk and his team for assistance. [...]

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James Bax Appointed as Full Time Salaried Employment Judge

Chambers are delighted to congratulate James Bax on his Appointment of a Salaried Employment Judge of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales) The Lord Chancellor, The Right Honourable David Gauke MP, has appointed James Alexander Bax to be a Salaried [...]

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Nigel Moore ranked by Chambers and Partners 2019 for Employment Law

Chambers are delighted to congratulate Nigel on his ranking in this years Chambers and Partners which are announced today. Nigel - Band 3 Called to the Bar after a number of years' practice as a solicitor, and has since acted [...]

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Pimlico Plumbers Ltd & Mullins v Smith [2018] UKSC 29

In what is likely to be the leading authority on employment status for years to come, the Supreme Court today has dismissed the appeal of Pimlico Plumbers from the Court of Appeal decision that Mr Smith was a worker and [...]

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Constructive Dismissal: Appealing the Last Straw

Constructive Dismissal: Appealing the Last Straw Can the rejection of an appeal against a final written warning constitute a ‘last straw’ for the purposes of a constructive dismissal claim? Not in the case of Kaur v Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS [...]

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No leniency for ‘computer-illiterate’ LiP who filed 73 days late

The Court of Appeal has told a litigant who was more than two months late lodging an employment appeal that he cannot rely on his interpretation of new guidance applied following the Mitchell case. https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/no-leniency-for-computer-illiterate-lip-who-filed-73-days-late/5065770.article [...]

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Burden of Proof under the Equality Act 2010: Ayodele v Citylink Limited & Napier [EWCA] Civ 1913 a Return to Orthodoxy after Efobi v Royal Mail Limited.

Further to my article on 9th October 2017 the Court of Appeal has considered the effect of section 136 of the Equality Act 2010 in the case of Ayodele v Citylink Ltd. The point arose as an additional ground of [...]

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UK Employment Appeal Tribunal rejects Uber appeal

The ride-hailing firm Uber has lost its appeal against a ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers with minimum-wage rights, in a case that could have major ramifications for labour rights in the growing gig economy. Read the full judgment. [...]

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