NO MORE EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL FEES!

By far the most important employment case for many years because its impact is massive, the Supreme Court has ruled that employment tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal fees are unlawful. Background Fees were first introduced in the employment tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal on 29 July 2013 by the Employment Tribunals and the Employment Read More …

New HR Scheme launched with Neeta Laing, Head of Employment Law

We are excited to tell you about a new service – the launch of a fixed-fee HR Scheme as we meet Neeta Laing, Head of Employment at GAD LLP Solicitors. What is the GAD HR Scheme? The scheme is a fantastic service providing employment law and HR Support at a fixed fee. Benefits of the Read More …

Primodos: Update

In light of the Parliamentary debate that took place last week, the specialised team at Gregory Abrams Davidson are interested in the campaign and are currently carrying out extensive research. The Government have agreed to full disclosure of documents and an independent review panel will be set up in respect of Primodos, the hormone pregnancy Read More …

Primodos

Yesterday the Government announced it plans to release documents they hold on the drug Primodos. Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi brought the debate to Parliament. She believes that some of the families’ medical records are missing. Health Minister George Freeman also said that he would set up an independent review board to consider the documents. Primodos Read More …

LvL – The Fashion Designer and Spouse Maintenance

The case of LvL, decided on15 August 2011but only recently reported, is an example of Judicial promotion of women’s rights, but serves to highlight the fact that this is not universally applied.  Mrs Justice Eleanor King heard an appeal from an order of District Judge Bowman at first instance.  The condensed facts were as follows: Read More …

The Lottery of Divorce (Part II)

Following on from my earlier blog, the judgment has now been released in the case of the Columbian couple who struck lucky (or S v AG (Financial Remedy: Lottery Prize) [2011] EWHC 2637 (Fam) as family lawyers playfully call it).  The judgment represented some judicial sleight of hand in relation to the definition of matrimonial Read More …

CSA Tribunal Hearings

When a court makes directions, which usually involve one or both of the parties to an action having to do certain things by a certain time, such as file documents, the court will, at the same time, set the next hearing date. At least that usually happens within family proceedings. Not so apparently within CSA Read More …