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  • Chambers - 14, March
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    Seeking “third-six” Criminal Pupil

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    Posted by Colleen Inker

    We presently welcome applications for “third six” pupillages from Criminal pupils, who will have completed compulsory pupillage and who wish to advance in this area. This is with a view to an offer of tenancy as a criminal practitioner. Previous second and third six pupils have found themselves quickly on their feet in the Crown … Continue reading Seeking “third-six” Criminal Pupil

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  • Commercial - 13, March

    Think Before You Speak – when witnesses discuss evidence

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    Posted by Hamish MacBean

    In the midst of a trial, your client is giving evidence when he happens to mention that despite being warned not to, he rang someone overnight to ask their views about an issue in the case. Cue deep intakes of breath and stern admonitions from the bench. The question which then arises is what the … Continue reading Think Before You Speak – when witnesses discuss evidence

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  • Employment - 23, January
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    James Bromige appeared in Employment Appeal Tribunal for Appellants

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    Posted by James Dowse

    James Bromige appeared for the Appellants in Twenty-Four Seven Recruitment Services Ltd and Another v Afonso and Others which has now been reported in the IRLR ([2019] IRLR 4).  The decision of the EAT clarifies the correct approach for assessing the level of detail as to agency worker’s terms and conditions required by regulation 10(1)(a) of the Agency Workers … Continue reading James Bromige appeared in Employment Appeal Tribunal for Appellants

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