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John Mehrzad awarded 2015 Corporate Advisory Barrister in Corporate LiveWire Global Awards
John Mehrzad has been awarded the Corporate Advisory Barrister of the year in Corporate Livewire Global Awards 2015
Added: 09.04.2015   |  Tags:  News
Fifth Supplement to Whistleblowing: Law & Practice (2012) Now Available
Fifth Supplement to Whistleblowing: Law & Practice (2012) Now Available.
Added: 01.04.2015   |  Tags:  News  Employment Law
The Guardian cites John Mehrzad on new FIFA football agents regulations
The Guardian cites John Mehrzad on new FIFA football agents regulations.
Added: 01.04.2015   |  Tags:  News  Sports Law
World Sports Law Report cites John Mehrzad on the new FIFA Intermediaries Regulations
World Sports Law Report cites John Mehrzad on the new FIFA Intermediaries Regulations due to be implemented on 1 April 2015
Added: 31.03.2015   |  Tags:  News  Sports Law
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Smith v Carillion JM Limited: employment contracts still safe in their common law harbour
Do ordinary contractual principles apply to employment contracts? Jeremy Lewis discusses further, in light of the recent judgment in Smith v Carillion JM Ltd which confirmed the approach to implying employment contracts in a tripartite relationship.
Added: 26.03.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Cases  Employment Law
Supreme Court rejects appeal on Sunrise Brokers Garden Leave Case
The Supreme Court refused permission to appeal in the case of Michael William Rodgers v Sunrise Brokers LLP [2015] IRLR 57, in which Michael Duggan QC acted for the successful employer. The Court of Appeal confirmed that it will not always be necessary to pay an employee who refuses to work during his notice period before injunctive relief can be obtained.
Added: 02.03.2015   |  Tags:  Cases  Employment Law
David Lascelles victorious in resisting US$31million summary judgment
Arab v Merchantbridge & Oths (2015) Commercial Court. David is acting for Mr Samir Arab in this commercial fraud dispute arising out of a joint venture relating to a valuable Iraqi telecoms licence.
Added: 11.02.2015   |  Tags:  Cases  Commercial Law
Nationality Discrimination and EU law judgment from the Court of Appeal
The Court of Appeal on 10 February 2015 has handed down judgment in the case of R (Sanneh) v SSWP and others [2015] EWCA Civ 49. These four conjoined appeals concerned the question of whether “Zambrano cares” are entitled to benefits in the UK on the same basis as EU citizens.
Added: 10.02.2015   |  Tags:  Cases  Equality & Descrimination  EU Law
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Poclava v Toledano: View from Littleton
In this case, the CJEU, on a preliminary reference from a Spanish labour court, dealt with Art 30: “Every worker has the right to protection against unjustified dismissal, in accordance with Union law and national laws and practices.”
Added: 20.04.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Employment Law  Articles
Marc Delehanty writes for LawInSport on the role of the Independent Football Ombudsman
Alternative forms of dispute resolution continue to grow in popularity generally and sport is no different. One such example is that of the Independent Football Ombudsman ("IFO”). Marc Delehanty writes for LawInSport on the role of the Independent Football Ombudsman.
Added: 17.04.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Sports Law
Whistleblowing: The EAT considers the meaning of the words ‘in the public interest’
Whistleblowing: The EAT considers the meaning of the words ‘in the public interest’
Added: 16.04.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Employment Law
Mo Sethi films Masterclass on Trends and Tactics in Asset & Business Protection
Mo Sethi films a Masterclass on Trends and Tactics in Asset & Business Protection for Practical Law.
Added: 15.04.2015   |  Tags:  Comments
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Poclava v Toledano: View from Littleton
In this case, the CJEU, on a preliminary reference from a Spanish labour court, dealt with Art 30: “Every worker has the right to protection against unjustified dismissal, in accordance with Union law and national laws and practices.”
Added: 20.04.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Employment Law  Articles
Deer v University of Oxford: View from Littleton
Detriment is a concept that plays an important role in employment law. What might constitute a detriment was a central theme in Deer v University of Oxford and Mark Humphreys considers this in our monthly column for Tolleys Employment Law Newsletter
Added: 17.03.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Employment Law  Articles
Getting to grips with the holiday pay conundrum
Adam Solomon and Sophia Berry throw the spotlight on the Bear Scotland litigation in the context of other decisions on holiday pay and consider its implications in an article for Tolley's Employment Law Newsletter.
Added: 17.03.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Employment Law  Articles
Compass Group Plc v Guardian News and Media Ltd: View from Littleton
Katherine Apps discusses when sensitive material in witness statements can and cannot be publicly reported in our monthly column for Tolleys Employment Law Newsletter.
Added: 18.02.2015   |  Tags:  Comments  Employment Law  Articles
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