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Year: 2016

Paul Nicholls QC successful in EAT in whistleblowing case

The EAT has given judgment in Eiger Securities LLP v Korshonova UKEAT/0149/16 where a tribunal held that the claimant had been subjected to a detriment and disciplined for making a protected disclosure. The judgment deals with the requirement that there be a disclosure of information, considers the meaning of a breach of a legal obligation […]

Paul Nicholls QC successful in Employment Tribunal ruling

An Employment Tribunal has found that a complaint of direct age discrimination made by Scott Kelly against PGA European Tour was not well founded and was dismissed. Mr Kelly, Group Marketing Director of PGA European Tour, claims he was sacked by the incoming Chief Executive, Keith Pelley, on grounds of age. The tribunal accepted, however, that […]

New Blog – The Law of Nations

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new blog ‘The Law of Nations’. Public and private international law play an increasingly important role in the decisions of the English courts. The Law of Nations aims to provide timely analysis of English court decisions across the vast range of areas where international law issues […]