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Christopher Felstead appointed to sit as a Recorder

04 MAY 2012

Christopher Felstead has been appointed to sit as a Recorder in family cases (Public and Private Law) in Wales.

All Change? New Developments in Employment Legislation

30 APRIL 2012

April 2012 saw a number of important changes made to employment legislation, some of which will be more widely known than others.  Phillip Morris look at two key areas.

Capability issues: something to fear?

30 APRIL 2012

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.

New Supreme Court Judgments in Discrimination Cases

30 APRIL 2012

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.

Employee Resignation and The Effective Date of Termination

27 APRIL 2012

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.

Family Barristers join 9 Park Place Chambers

26 APRIL 2012

Six high profile barristers have joined 9 Park Place Chambers.

Chambers welcomes new tenants

05 APRIL 2012

Two new recruits join 9 Park Place Chambers.

Three Parents and a Baby

30 MARCH 2012

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.

Instructing Foreign Experts

30 MARCH 2012

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.

Uncertain Perpetrators

30 MARCH 2012

William Seagrim asks: "Are the courts failing to protect children from a risk of harm?"


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