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Old Square members deliver mock tribunal hearing (via CVP)

Old Square delivered a mock tribunal hearing via CVP (Cloud Video Platform) on Friday 5th June, with Hilary Winstone, Oliver Isaacs and Grace Boorer demonstrating to Western Circuit Judges the software... Read More

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Sarah Keogh appointed fee-paid Employment Judge

Old Square Chambers is delighted to announce that Sarah Keogh has been appointed as a fee paid Employment Judge and will be sitting at London South Employment Tribunal. Her practice... Read More

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Personal Protective Equipment – The Last Frontier?

Cyril Adjei, Nicola Newbegin and Victoria Webb examine the legal implications of the current concerns regarding the provision of PPE to frontline healthcare workers, including: The relevant provisions of the Health & Safety at... Read More

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The Bar in the time of coronavirus (Counsel Magazine)

The Bar… will it ever be the same again? Melanie Tether and Nadia Motraghi consider some of the immediate challenges – how to assess the suitability of an individual case for... Read More

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Coronavirus Advisory Scheme

In response to the urgent needs of our clients, Old Square Chambers is offering a Coronavirus Advisory Scheme which provides quickfire and up to date initial advice on employment law... Read More

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Old Square Chambers and YESS Mediation Service

Old Square Chambers and YESS (Your Employment Settlement Service) have combined their expertise in Employment Law to provide a client focused, flexible and affordable mediation service for workplace disputes. All... Read More

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Silks Day 2020

Old Square Chambers was delighted to celebrate Ijeoma Omambala, Deshpal Panesar, Rebecca Tuck and Katharine Newton being sworn in as silk on Monday 16th March 2020. Their appointments take the... Read More

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The Justice Papers - Fighting for Rights (The Bar Council)

"The Gas Engineer, The Care Worker and The Receptionist". Read the lastest Justice Week 2020 Justice Paper on "Fighting for Rights", authored by Deshpal Panesar and Eleena Misra. To view... Read More

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ICTS (UK) Ltd v Visram (2020) EWCA 202

Do the words “return to work” in a long-term disability scheme mean return to any work or the work that the employee was undertaking prior to going on long term... Read More

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Four Members of Old Square Chambers to be Appointed Queen’s Counsel

Old Square Chambers is delighted to announce that Ijeoma Omambala, Deshpal Panesar, Rebecca Tuck and Katharine Newton have all been appointed Queen’s Counsel in the 2019 competition. The new appointments... Read More

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Does Jhuti spell the end of the road for Burchell?

The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in Jhuti is that the words “the reason (or, if more than one, the principal reason) for the dismissal” used in s. 103A Employment Rights... Read More

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Bath Hill Court v Coletta [2019] EWCA Civ 1707

In an important decision, the Court of Appeal in Bath Hill Court v Coletta has held that, in an unauthorised deduction of wages claim for non payment of the national minimum... Read More

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Gilham v Ministry of Justice [2019] UKSC 44

In Gilham v MOJ the Supreme Court considered the novel question whether judges are workers for the purposes of the protection against whistle blowing detriment in the Employment Rights Act... Read More

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Al-Obaidi v Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Judgment has been given in this High Court employment case, in which Mark Sutton QC and Laith Dilaimi successfully represented the Defendant NHS Foundation Trust. The Defendant Trust had conducted... Read More

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Mark Sutton QC And Nadia Motraghi Overturn High Court Ruling

Mark Sutton QC and Nadia Motraghi overturn High Court ruling in North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust v Gregg. Court of Appeal provides important guidance on permissibility of concurrent criminal... Read More

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LexisNexis: The Diversity Series: Robin White

First published by LexisNexis on 1st March 2019. Episode 3 of the LexisNexis diversity series sees them speak with Robin White, trans barrister and employment and discrimination advocate. In this podcast, Robin shares... Read More

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Four Old Square Chambers Barristers in the Court of Appeal

Four Old Square Chambers barristers will appear in the Court of Appeal on Wednesday 16th January in an important appeal on the duty of courts to ensure effective access to justice for the disabled.... Read More
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