Employment

Putting off the competition

Drafting effective restrictive covenants in a law firm’s partnership deed is vital to protect the firm against team moves which can be catastrophic, says Jennifer Haywood

EHRC: no more excuses for NDA abuse

Lawyers should not have to take all responsibility for drafting and negotiating non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has said.

The sky’s the limit

It’s a long way from her childhood ambition of stand-up comedy but Suzanne Liversidge is embarking on a monumental new leadership role at Kennedys, and plans to bring as many people as possible with her

Doing what you do best

Alison Lobb explains what changed her perception of pro bono and the myriad of different ways of providing it

Fighting the good fight

Gordon Dalyell’s 20-year commitment to injured people saw him become president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers this year. He explains what brought him to this point and why it matters

CIPD calls for changes to immigration proposals

Employers are not ready for the introduction of new immigration restrictions according to research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Kingsley Napley acquires Archon Solicitors

Kingsley Napley has bought out boutique employment firm Archon Solicitors to strengthen its employment practice.