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Watch the Webinar; Litigation Friends – Where are we now?

Speakers from Outer Temple Chambers were delighted to be joined by The Rt Hon Sir Ernest Ryder and Sarah Castle for a webinar looking at the current and future role of litigation friends. Watch the full webinar here. The role of a litigation friend for those who lack capacity is changing rapidly and at Outer Temple Chambers, members have experience ranging from the parole board to private client cases, far beyond the traditional scope of clinical negligence, personal injury, professional negligence and Court of Protection work. To explain these developments and what it may mean for the future, our panel of experts was led by The Rt Hon. Sir Ernest Ryder who, as Senior President, has made a major contribution…

Events, Employment Webinars, Legal Blog & Publications, Webinars & Vlogs 3 Aug, 2020

Employment Webinar: Watch Lydia Seymour Discuss Pension Claims in the Employment Tribunal

Lydia Seymour presents an Employment Law Webinar on Pension claims in the Employment Tribunal. As part of the 28 barristers – 14 day Employment Law Series, Lydia Seymour presents a Q&A Webinar on Pension claims in the Employment Tribunal. Lydia recently presented this webinar in a series of employment law seminars put together by Outer Temple’s Daniel Barnett. In this webinar Lydia Seymour looks at pensions cases in the Employment Tribunal focussing particularly on auto-enrolment and discrimination.  She discusses the new employment rights which have been introduced along with the auto-enrolment regime, and how these rights may become more frequently litigated as a result of the pensions implications of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.  The second part of the webinar…

Employment Webinars, Webinars & Vlogs 5 Jun, 2020

Daniel Barnett hosts Q&A with the President of Employment Tribunals

Daniel Barnett recently chaired a Q&A webinar with the recently appointed President of Employment Tribunals, Judge Clarke. Just three weeks into his new role as President of Employment Tribunals in England & Wales, Judge Barry Clarke, explained how tribunals are managing during lockdown and answered a range of questions from lawyers, employers and unions. Questions and topics included: How are tribunals managing? Issue of fees What are employment judges doing with their time when they are not judging cases? Will cases beyond June be delayed? The situation with listings in 2021 – will they be moved to accommodate unheard 2020 cases? The webinar attracted over 1,000 viewers and is now available to watch online. This webinar was in response to,…

Covid-19, Employment Webinars, Employment during Covid-19, Webinars & Vlogs 3 Jun, 2020

Employment Webinar: Watch Gerard McDermott QC & Will Young discuss PI Claims in Employment Tribunals

Gerard McDermott QC & Will Young Present an Employment Law Webinar on Personal Injury Claims in Employment Tribunals. As part of the 28 barristers – 14 day Employment Law Series, Gerard McDermott QC & Will Young present a Q&A Webinar on Personal Injury Claims in Employment Tribunals. Gerard and Will recently presented this webinar in a series of employment law seminars put together by Outer Temple’s Daniel Barnett. Gerard and Will spoke and answered questions about personal injury claims in the Employment Tribunal – when such claims can be made, and the particular issues that often arise. Much of the discussion focussed on the difficult questions of causation that such claims often involve, as well as the medical evidence required…

Employment Webinars, Webinars & Vlogs 1 Jun, 2020

Employment Webinar: Watch David Grant talk on Proceedings in Different Fora

David Grant presents an Employment Law Webinar on Proceedings in Different Fora. As part of the 28 barristers – 14 day Employment Law Series, David Grant presents a Q&A Webinar on Proceedings in Different Fora. David recently presented this webinar in a series of employment law seminars put together by Outer Temple’s Daniel Barnett. This webinar covers claims for work related psychiatric injury in the High Court and County Court. David looks at the concept of concurrent litigation — different proceedings in different places — when it might occur, how it might be managed and best controlled and what principles arise from the different circumstances in which concurrent litigation can arise.   Free Representation Unit The webinars raised £15000, which was…

Employment Webinars, Webinars & Vlogs 1 Jun, 2020

Employment Webinar: Watch Sarah Crowther QC talk on Territorial Jurisdiction

Sarah Crowther QC presents an Employment Law Webinar on Territorial Jurisdiction. As part of the 28 barristers – 14 day Employment Law Series, Sarah Crowther QC presents a Q&A Webinar on Territorial Jurisdiction. Sarah recently presented this webinar in a series of employment law seminars put together by Outer Temple’s Daniel Barnett. This webinar covers claims for Territorial Jurisdiction. Increasingly employment relationships have an international element. Sarah Crowther QC discusses how the tribunals have handled difficult questions about whether those whose work takes them outside Great Britain can still enjoy the protections of employment statutes including the Employment Rights Act 1996 and the Equality Act 2010. She explains how these issues are not the same as jurisdiction and applicable law…

Employment Webinars, Webinars & Vlogs 29 May, 2020

Employment Webinar: Watch Andrew Allen QC discuss Whistleblowing

Andrew Allen QC presents an Employment Law Webinar on Whistleblowing.  As part of the 28 barristers – 14 day Employment Law Series, Andrew Allen QC presents a Q&A Webinar on whistleblowing. Andrew recently presented this webinar in a series of employment law seminars put together by Outer Temple’s Daniel Barnett. This webinar covers claims for whistleblowing and whether the law on whistleblowing has served its purpose. Andrew also looks at the interplay between whistleblowing law and discrimination law and also the relationship between whistleblowing and human rights law. Andrew Allen QC is the Head of the Employment Workgroup at Outer Temple. His most recent Whistleblowing case was Jesudason v Alder Hey in the Court of Appeal which explored disclosures to…

Employment Webinars, Webinars & Vlogs 29 May, 2020

Employment Webinar: Watch Peter Linstead discuss Civil Claims for Stress & Harassment

Peter Linstead presents an Employment Law Webinar on Civil Claims for Stress and Harassment. As part of the 28 barristers – 14 day Employment Law Series, Peter Linstead presents a Q&A Webinar on Civil Claims for Stress and Harassment. Peter recently presented this webinar in a series of employment law seminars put together by Outer Temple’s Daniel Barnett. This webinar covers claims for work related psychiatric injury in the High Court and County Court. Civil Claims for Stress and Harassment Peter Linstead explains the basic building blocks and tactical considerations in a stress claim, the different considerations in a bullying claim and claims under the Protection from Harassment Act. Free Representation Unit The webinars raised £15,000, which was donated to the…

Employment Webinars, Webinars & Vlogs 28 May, 2020

Employment Webinar: Watch Paul Livingston talk on Harassment

Paul Livingston presents an Employment Law webinar on Harassment   As part of the 28 barristers in 14 days Employment Law Series, Paul gave a webinar on harassment in the workplace. Paul specialises in Employment and Discrimination and has considerable experience in acting in claims for harassment, as well as advising organisations about their approach to reducing and responding to harassment in the workplace. He advised on the foundation of www.talktospot.com, an AI tool to assist employees with recording and reporting harassment and discrimination and to assist employers in responding to such allegations. Paul’s experience as Counsel to public inquiries also puts him in a perfect position to advise on and carry out internal investigations. Free Representation Unit The webinars raised £15000, which…

Employment Webinars, Webinars & Vlogs 28 May, 2020

Employment Webinar: Watch Bianca Venkata discuss Dismissal or Resignation

Bianca Venkata presents a webinar on ‘Dismissal or Resignation?’, one of a series of Q&As recorded at the recent 28 Barristers – 14 Days Employment Law programme. As part of the 28 Barristers – 14 Days Employment Law Series, Bianca Venkata presented a Q&A webinar on ‘Dismissal or Resignation?’. Bianca outlined key principles in this area followed by an analysis of three recent court cases. She then answered live questions from the audience. Watch the Employment Law Webinar Free Representation Unit Industry professionals were charged a small fee to participate in the live webinars and £15,000 was donated to the Free Representation Unit, helping to train future generations of advocates and supporting vulnerable litigants. Find out more This webinar was part…

Employment Webinars, Webinars & Vlogs 27 May, 2020

Employment Webinar: Watch Keith Bryant QC talk on Disability Discrimination

Watch Keith Bryant QC discuss disability discrimination and unfavourable treatment, one of a series recorded at a recent Employment Law webinar programme. As part of the 28 barristers – 14 days Employment Law Series organised by Outer Temple’s Daniel Barnett. Keith Bryant QC presented a Q&A webinar on disability discrimination. The webinar covered disability discrimination, the history of disability-related discrimination and the meaning of unfavourable treatment in section 15 of the Equality Act 2010 with reference to recent case law.   Watch the Employment Law Webinar   Helping the Free Representation Unit Industry professionals were charged a small fee to participate in the live webinars and £15,000 was donated to the Free Representation Unit, helping to train future generations of…

Employment Webinars, Webinars & Vlogs 27 May, 2020

Employment Webinar: Watch Saul Margo discuss Vicarious Liability

Saul Margo presents an Employment Law Webinar on Vicarious Liability.  As part of the 28 barristers – 14 day Employment Law Series, Saul Margo presents a Q&A Webinar on Vicarious Liability. Saul recently presented this webinar in a series of employment law seminars put together by Outer Temple’s Daniel Barnett. In this Webinar Saul provided an overview of the law of vicarious liability with a particular focus on the two recent Supreme Court cases (Morrisons and Barclays) and the differences between the common law test and the test applicable to discrimination claims in the ET. Free Representation Unit The webinars raised £15000, which was donated to the Free Representation Unit, helping to train future generations of advocates and supporting vulnerable litigants.…

Employment Webinars, Webinars & Vlogs 27 May, 2020

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