Matthew Roberts sets out some important principles for criminal practitioners arising from the recent case of R v Waya.
Rhys Davies looks at the new provisions introduced into the Protection from Harassment Act 2007 and examines their likely effect.
9 Park Place Chambers barrister will now be responsible for setting priorities for the North Wales Police.
Paul Hopkins QC, Robert Vernon and Christopher Felstead have all been named in the most recent release of Chambers UK Guide as notable practitioners on the Wales and Chester circuit.
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