Laura St-Gallay

Senior Associate Laura St-Gallay joined RIAA Barker Gillette (UK) LLP in 2010. Before that, she worked at Shoosmiths and BP Collins. Laura specialises in commercial and residential property litigation as well as construction litigation. Further, a substantial part of her practice covers commercial, civil and insolvency litigation. Laura focuses on providing commercially driven solutions through […]

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CSR Project: Artists in residence

Artists in residence: Firstly, what is CSR? Corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to RIAA Barker Gillette’s community initiatives which aim to help and assist members of society on a pro bono basis (to you and me that means for free).

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Small suppliers to get info on big companies’ payment performance

New regulations designed to help small businesses get paid on time came into force in April, with a requirement for larger companies to publish information about how long they take to pay suppliers.

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Zero-hours contracts: many questions

Businesses are increasingly using non-standard contracts to add more flexibility to their workforce. But, with recent regulations seeking to make sure zero-hours contracts are fair, what do businesses need to look out for?

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Calculating holiday pay – change on the horizon?

In the UK, many employers calculate holiday pay based on basic salary alone – even if an employee usually receives commission. However, a landmark court case seems set to change this.

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House sellers are facing testing questions

Springtime is traditionally the busiest time for the property market, but with a knotty problem affecting more homes than ever, whether you’re buying or selling, it’s worth doing some horticultural homework before you start.

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