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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 22 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 won The Lawyer’s European Network of the Year 2011 and is the largest group of independent and specialist lawyers ever brought together in employment law.
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Keeping within the 'without prejudice' ruleBy Tarun Tawakley, Ben Ruggles
Conversations and correspondence covered by the without prejudice rule will not be admissible as evidence in subsequent litigation - the rationale being to encourage parties to settle their differences out of court.
Is this goodbye to the annual appraisal?By Hannah Price
HR professionals and in-house employment lawyers with EMEA-wide responsibilities will be only too aware of the challenges of implementing a standardised appraisal process across the region. Experience has shown that such processes are particularly hard to implement in France and Germany.
Employment tribunals - the new landscape
Area of law: Employment12th March 2014, 9:00am - 12:30pm, 5 Chancery Lane, Clifford's Inn, London, EC4A 1BL
Muslim Staff Policy: How Religious Freedom Fits in the WorkplaceBy James Davies
Commenting in an International Business Times article, James Davies discusses flaws in the definition of indirect discrimination after cases where a major retailer faced public fury when it was revealed the company allowed shop assistants the right to refuse to sell alcohol and pork products and a Christian worker at British Airways was asked to cover up a necklace which depicted a cross.