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Facial recognition & privacy

Transparency is a fundamental principle under GDPR.

Nicola Gonnella
Nicola Gonnella Partner


Rees and Others v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis

The case assessed quantum in a malicious prosecution claim. It revisited the guidelines given previously and gave practical guidance upon their…

John Riddell
John Riddell Partner


What if I don’t want my Inheritance?

It is a common misconception that following an individual’s death nothing can be done to alter that person’s Will or alter where assets passing under…

Richard Bate
Richard Bate Partner


Right to work checks: Ten top tips

So why do so many employers get it wrong? Here are our top tips to help you carry out right to work checks correctly.

Mandy Higgins
Mandy Higgins Partner


Some accidents are simply nobody’s fault

Amy Cockburn v MCE Insurance Company Limited [2019] SC EDIN 75


Will covertly recording a meeting always be gross misconduct?

Chartered Legal Executive John McArdle draws some useful guidance from the recent decision of the EAT in Phoenix House Ltd v Stockman.

Jon Gregson
Jon Gregson Principal Associate


How do you calculate holiday pay for staff who work irregular hours?

The Court of Appeal in Brazel v The Harpur Trust has confirmed that the established practice of paying 12.07% of annualised hours is not correct

Claire Hollins
Claire Hollins Principal Associate


The future of confidentiality clauses: Government consultation response

The response has now been published and contains a number of important proposals for change.

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

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