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11th October 2019

Chambers UK Results

Ellisons Solicitors celebrates another year of great results released this week within the Chambers and Partners 2020 directory. Ellisons received notable mentions within seven practice areas: Corporate and…

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3rd October 2019

Ellisons Solicitors’ commitment to client service propels the firm in this year’s Legal 500

We have received a raft of recommendations in this year’s Legal 500, including the highly-regarded Tier 1 ranking for our immigration and commercial property departments. The firm received…

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19th September 2019

Legal Advice Privilege

Can an employer cherry pick which documents in a transaction it may wish to waive legal privilege on and disclose? Legal Advice Privilege The case of Kasongo v…

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Holiday for part-year workers

What is the correct method for calculating holiday and holiday pay for “part-year” workers, for example those who work term time only? Holiday for part-year workers The Court…

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Brexit – Implications for UK employment law

With the UK’s potential withdrawal from the European Union (EU) fast approaching, there continues to be uncertainty surrounding Brexit and its implications for employers and employees. Any changes…

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19th July 2019

Employees who Covertly Record Meetings

Is it misconduct for an employee to make a covert recording at work?  According to the recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) in Pheonix House Ltd…

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Working Time – the requirement to record working time for all workers

Must an employer keep a record of actual time its employees work? The Working Time Regulations 1998 (“WTR”) require employers to maintain records which ‘adequately show’ that: Working…

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Restrictive Covenants – Supreme Court Landmark Case

Can words be severed from a restrictive covenant to make an otherwise unreasonably wide and unenforceable covenant enforceable? A contractual term restricting a departing employee’s activities is generally…

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18th June 2019

Non-Disclosure Agreements in discrimination cases

The Women & Equalities Committee have published their report The Use of Non-Disclosure Agreements in Discrimination Cases. A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is a contract that contains confidentiality clauses,…

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24th May 2019

Annual Leave – an extension of the right to carry over

The case law on circumstances in which basic working time holiday (i.e. 20 days) automatically carries over into the next leave year has developed in a piecemeal fashion.  …

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