News & Events
In tough financial times employers can ill afford to have employees on their payroll who are incompetent, underachieving or just lazy. Robert Vernon explores the issues surrounding capability in the workplace.
On 25th April 2012, the Supreme Court gave judgment in two separate cases, heard together in January 2012, concerning direct age discrimination and indirect age discrimination respectively. Justin Amos provides an overview.
Carys Williams considers the case of Horwood v Lincolnshire County Council, which concerned the jurisdiction of the Employment Tribunal to hear a constructive dismissal case where the complaint had been submitted one day out of time.
Six high profile barristers have joined 9 Park Place Chambers.
The Court of Appeal considers the role of the biological father who volunteered to father a child for his two lesbian friends. Case review by Matthew Barry.
Paul Hopkins Q.C. says experts from overseas represent a potential valuable resource for parties in care proceedings. However, there are potential advantages and disadvantages to their use.
William Seagrim asks: "Are the courts failing to protect children from a risk of harm?"
A Third Party and a Third Bite at the Cherry : Overlapping Chancery and Ancillary Relief Applications.
Matthew Barry considers the overlap between chancery and ancillary relief applications, in particular with respect to the case of Edgerton v Edgerton  EWCA Civ 181.
David Gareth Evans considers the Guiding Principles in Contested Religious Upbringing cases in light of Re N.