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 […]
The Court of Appeal held that the removal of a social work student from his course for making comments derogatory of LBGT people on Facebook breached his rights under Article 10 ECHR. Sarah Hannett acted for the University of Sheffield. Read the full judgment here.
The Court of Appeal has dismissed the Claimants’ appeal in McNeil & Others v HMRC. This is an equal pay claim in which the Claimants allege indirect sex discrimination based on the effect of length of service on pay. They allege that the Respondent’s pay system places women at a particular disadvantage in relation to […]
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 […]
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 […]