Category: Legal

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Solicitor’s duty to client to explain risks

The High Court considered in Kandola v Mirza Solicitors LLP [2015] EWHC 460 whether the risks involved in a transaction had been adequately explained to client in a professional negligence action. While the High...

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How reasonable does a reasonable investigation have to be?

In Shrestha v Genesis Housing Association Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 94, the Court of Appeal held that the reasonableness of an investigation leading to a gross misconduct dismissal as a whole was the test that...

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Duty to make reasonable adjustments when employee is on sick leave

In Doran v Department for Work and Pensions UKEAT/0017/14, the Employment Appeal Tribunal confirmed that in reasonable adjustment cases under the Equality Act 2010, for an employer’s duty to make adjustments to be triggered...

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Sending lewd emails is grounds for dismissal

In Williams v Leeds United Football Club, the High Court held that an employer was entitled to summarily dismiss an employee who was already serving 12 months’ notice of redundancy, when it discovered that,...