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Lewis Silkin named ‘Law Firm of the Year for Labour, Employment & Pensions’ by Who’s Who Legal Global Guide 2018
Press Release09 May 2018
This global recognition follows last year's accolade of our employment team being named ‘the most highly nominated European firm’ by Who’s Who Legal in 2017.
Press Release20 March 2018
Lewis Silkin hosted GDPR Breakfast Discussions in Hong Kong and Singapore in March 2018 to prepare businesses for the upcoming Regulation.
Press Release15 March 2018
Leading law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announces the establishment of a new office in Dublin and the expansion of its role within Ius Laboris, the world’s leading employment law practice.
Lewis Silkin’s Head of rockhopper, Laura Farnsworth, named in the 2018 Timewise Power 50 part-time worker awards
Press Release26 February 2018
Laura Farnsworth has been named in the 2018 Timewise Power 50 awards, a roll-call of the UK’s top flexible and part-time workers who are delivering in senior roles with non-traditional working patterns.
Lewis Silkin acted for Deliveroo in its successful defence of an application for trade union recognition by the IWGB union
Press Release16 November 2017
The Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) wanted Deliveroo to recognise it for collective bargaining purposes in respect of riders in Camden and Kentish Town. The application before the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) was heard over four days in May and June 2017. The CAC held that Deliveroo riders were not “workers” for the purposes of employment law, but self-employed independent contractors, and therefore the application failed.
Press Release10 November 2017
The Home Affairs Committee has published Lewis Silkin’s submission to its inquiry on the capacity of the Home Office to deliver Brexit.
Press Release03 November 2017
The Shifting World Dynamics and the Evolving Workplace: Global labour law conference was held in Hong Kong last month in conjunction with Ius Laboris, the leading international law alliance combining the world’s leading employment, labour and pensions firms.
Press Release16 October 2017
Lewis Silkin has again achieved Legal 500 Tier 1 rankings for Employment: London and Employment: Thames Valley as well as retaining its ranking in Employment: Cardiff.
Press Release06 October 2017
Lewis Silkin’s comprehensive HR service WORKSPHERE has been commended in the FT Innovative lawyers 2017: New Products and Services category.
Press Release25 September 2017
At the Shifting World Dynamics and the Evolving Workplace: Global labour law conference which will be held in Hong Kong on 6th October, James Davies from Lewis Silkin will be speaking on Busting Brexit myths in our first session.
Lewis Silkin authors a chapter in David Liddle's 'Managing Conflict: a practical guide to resolution in the workplace’
Press Release25 September 2017
Laura Farnsworth, Partner and Laurence Mills, Associate, in our Employment, Immigration and Reward team have authored Chapter 4 of the guide: 'Managing conflict from a legal perspective'.
Press Release11 August 2017
Hire of Koichiro Nakada and Yoko Nakada extends focus on Asia-Pacific region.
Press Release03 August 2017
Market-leading employment and immigration law specialist Lewis Silkin has been shortlisted for three awards in the Macallan ALB (Asian Legal Business) Hong Kong Law Awards 2017.
Press Release24 July 2017
rockhopper, the fixed-fee HR and employment law service from Lewis Silkin, has expanded its team with the hire of Nicola Penny, an external hire to the rockhopper team.
Press Release29 June 2017
Lewis Silkin recently co-hosted a second roundtable discussion on the subject of how best to approach gender pay gap reporting which involved senior representatives of a number of leading technology companies.
Press Release16 June 2017
We are pleased to announce that Lewis Silkin has been listed in Who’s Who Legal: Labour and Employment 2017, an exhaustive guide to the world’s leading Labour and Employment lawyers.
Lewis Silkin appointed to act as sole external advisor on UK employment and immigration work for Deliveroo
Press Release15 June 2017
Lewis Silkin is delighted to have been appointed to Deliveroo’s first formal legal panel to act as its sole external advisor on UK employment and immigration among other matters.
Press Release16 May 2017
Michael Burd, Chair and joint head of employment at law firm Lewis Silkin LLP, has been recognised as a Thought Leader for Labour and Employment by Who’s Who Legal.
Press Release04 May 2017
Employers back UK’s existing employment rights framework as negotiations over the country’s departure from the EU begin.
Press Release28 March 2017
Lewis Silkin is pleased to announce that four partners in their Employment, Immigration and Reward department have been listed in this year’s edition of Best Lawyers 2018.