Paul Hopkins QC has been elected to succeed Gregg Taylor QC as Head of 9 Park Place Chambers at the end of Mr Taylor’s five year term in office. Mr Taylor will continue to practise from chambers.
At the Conservative Party Conference on 8 October 2012, George Osborne MP announced the Government’s plans to implement ‘employee-owner’ contracts whereby employees of small and medium-sized companies will forgo certain employment rights in exchange for shares in the company.
In its consultation paper ‘Ending the Employment Relationship’ the Government has announced a further package of reforms.
A recent Court of Appeal decision has resolved the issue as to whether a member of a limited liability partnership (LLP) can be classed as a ‘worker’ as defined in Section 230 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (“ERA”).
‘Think Before You Speak’…But Definitely ‘Think Before You Tweet’: The Growing Problem of Social Networking and Dismissals
Jonathan Headington considers the growing problem of social networking and dismissals.
9 Park Place member on Junior Counsel Panel A for Public Law work
Chambers represented at keynote legal event
9 Park Place Chambers welcomes John Vater Q.C. to the family team as an associate member.
9 Park Place Chambers is now able to offer family arbitration as an alternative dispute solution.