Past Events

Employment Seminar Series – October 2014

You are cordially invited to attend three early evening seminars given by specialist employment barristers of Tanfield Chambers. Our two aims in creating these free seminars are to focus on topics with current importance or new law and to make them practical. They are designed for experienced employment lawyers.

Restraining Dismissal & Restraint Of Trade: Update On Injunctions And The Practicalities Of High Court Claims

Thursday 23 October 2014, 6 for 6.30pm at Tanfield Chambers (1.5 hours CPD)

The practicalities of going to court: interplay with garden leave; pre-action disclosure; Norwich Pharmacal orders; damages options; different types of interim relief; springboard injunctions; impact of the new costs regime; relief from sanctions post decisions in Mitchell and Denton v White; indemnity costs.

Recent developments on restrictive covenants, injunctions restraining dismissal and employee affirmation after Geys, Chhabra and War Horse.

Legal Issues Arising From Sickness Absence

Tuesday 28 October 2014, 6 for 6.30pm at Tanfield Chambers (1.5 hours CPD)

Unfair dismissal, disability discrimination and the duty to make reasonable adjustments, annual leave while on sickness absence, stress at work.

“Modern Masters & Servants” – Employment Status And Protection In The 21st Century Labour Market

Thursday 30 October 2014, 6 for 6.30pm at Tanfield Chambers (1.5 hours CPD)

This seminar covers the ‘zero hours’ phenomenon and recent developments in the law relating to employment status in LLPs, services provided through intermediary companies and the rights of workers with illegal contracts. We will ask how far and by what means employers can increase flexibility and limit statutory protection in the current legal climate?


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