Corruption in the World of English Football

In December 2019, at Central London’s Southwark Crown Court, three men from the world of English professional football were found guilty of soliciting, encouraging and taking a bribe of £5,000, following an undercover operation by journalists at the Daily Telegraph in 2016.

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Victoria Holland

Partner Victoria Holland is the Head of our Company Commercial department. Victoria joined RIAA Barker Gillette in January 2020, having been a partner at B P Collins LLP since 2012, a firm she joined in 2006. Before that, Victoria trained and worked at City law firm, Pinsent Masons LLP. Victoria acts for a broad range […]

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Ethical veganism is a philosophical belief

Employers will need to be alive to issues surrounding ethical veganism holding it as sincerely as they would a religious belief, a disability or gender.

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Peter Wright

Solicitor Peter Wright joined the firm in January 2020. His previous firms include Macfarlanes, where he trained and qualified, and Hunters. Peter is the go-to lawyer for high net-worth individuals with London property interests. He focuses principally on the acquisition, charging, development and disposal of high-value residential property, together with lease extensions and enfranchisement matters. […]

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Trial periods in a redundancy scenario

The Employment Tribunal has ruled that employers must give clear notice of the termination of the redundant role when any alternative employment is offered, and a trial period commences during a redundancy consultation.

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Human rights, employment and social media

The European Court of Human Rights has held that the dismissal of an employee for writing a social blog could be a violation of their human rights under the right to freedom of expression.

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