Supreme Court rules in favour of extending civil partnerships
Family law partner Tom Powles examines what the court's decision on civil partnerships means for different sex and same sex couples. The Supreme Court has ruled unanimously in favour of a couple challenging the rules on civil partnerships. Rebecca... [read more...
Fiona Dabell shortlisted for AvMA Rising Star Award
We’re delighted to announce that solicitor Fiona Dabell has been shortlisted for the inaugural Action Against Medical Accidents Rising Star Award. Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA) is a national charity campaigning for patient safety and... [read more...
Pimlico: a tiny nail in the coffin of the gig economy?
Yesterday the Supreme Court ruled against Pimlico Plumbers in a dispute over whether one of their erstwhile operatives – a Mr Smith – was a ‘worker’. Some commentators are questioning whether this case will have wider ramifications for the gig... [read more...
Case study: brain injury after cycling accident
We represented a young man who was a victim of a cycling accident. The accident left him with a life-changing brain injury which has caused him numerous personal difficulties. His concentration, memory, personality and behaviour have all been... [read more...
Workplace ageism – what are your rights?
Everyone has the right to be treated fairly at work and there are laws to protect you against discrimination on the basis of age. Working into your 60s, 70s and beyond is no longer a rarity, and for many it's a financial necessity. The past 15 years has... [read more...