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Lewis Silkin is one of the leading employment law practices both domestically and internationally. Our team is amongst the largest in the UK with 23 employment partners and around 80 employment lawyers. Consistently top ranked by independent legal directories, we have more recognised experts in employment than any other UK firm.
Our clients range across many sectors including technology, financial services, manufacturing, retail, media, advertising and professional services. We are held in high regard by the legal sector – for example around one third of top 25 law firms use us to assist with their internal issues. Our practice predominantly involves us advising employers – many of whom are amongst the World’s biggest multinationals - but we also advise small businesses, other organisations and individuals.
Internationally, the practice is unmatched by any UK firm. We are the UK member of Ius Laboris – a thriving and seamless way of accessing top flight employment advice around the globe. Some of our lawyers also specialise as international project managers - and they deal daily with their counterparts in our sister Ius Laboris firms on all kinds of international projects. Ius Laboris recently won The Lawyer’s European Network of the Year and is the largest group of independent and specialist lawyers ever brought together in employment law.
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Challenge to UK strike laws rejected - implications for employersBy Colin Leckey
The ruling of the European Court of Human Rights in National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers v United Kingdom is welcome news for employers.
Statutory discrimination questionnaires abolishedBy Richard Lister
The discrimination and equal pay questionnaire procedure under the Equality Act 2010 has been repealed and replaced with non-statutory Acas guidance.
Lewis Silkin/Ius Laboris International Workshop Series: TUPE, the Acquired Rights Directive and Flexibility
Area of law: Employment25th April 2014, 9:00am - 11:00am, 5 Chancery Lane, Clifford's Inn, London, EC4A 1BL
Data protection - a contextual approach to regulationBy Steven Lorber
Steve Lorber identifies some fundamental problems with the way that Europe approaches data protection regulation and makes some tentative suggestions as to how that approach might be developed in practice, particularly in the context of employment.