Month: July 2019

Dan Squires QC book on negligence liability of public authorities published

Matrix’s Dan Squires QC and Duncan Fairgrieve of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law have had their book, titled The Negligence Liability of Public Authorities, published by OUP in second edition. The book offers clear and practical guidance in those areas where negligence liability has been decided, and considered academic analysis where aspects […]

Restraint of Trade and Severance after Egon Zehnder

The Supreme Court has handed down its much anticipated judgment in Egon Zehnder v. Tillman, the first domestic employment restraint of trade case to reach the most senior court in a century. The Court allowed Egon Zehnder’s appeal from the Court of Appeal thereby rendering the non-competition covenant enforceable. The Court’s key conclusions are: The […]

Mark Greaves successful in EAT in age discrimination case

Last week the Employment Appeal Tribunal published the transcript of its judgment in National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) v Lloyd UKEAT/0281/18/JOJ, a case considering, among other things, the circumstances in which an aim is capable of being legitimate for the purpose of justifying less favourable treatment because of age. Background The […]