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  • Exciting opening for a Paralegal to join our Asbestos Related Disease team in our London office
  • Our team has over 25 years of experience representing victims of asbestos related diseases
  • You should have appropriate legal knowledge and experience to support qualified Case Handlers to progress legal cases
  • Completion of a Law degree and/or Legal Practice Course would be an advantage
  • We have an exciting benefits package incl a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, etc

Irwin Mitchel LLP

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Latest articles from Irwin Mitchel LLP
Decision awarding trade union members over £400K reversed by Court of Appeal

Today the Court of Appeal in Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley and Others held that trade unions with collective bargaining rights cannot prevent employers

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Court of Appeal confirms voluntary overtime must be included in holiday pay

Last year, we reported the case of Flowers v East of England Ambulance Trust, where the EAT ruled that NHS staff employed under the 'Agenda for

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Government must substantially increase compensation to deter employers from covering up discrimination

The House of Commons’ Women and Equalities Committee has today published its report into the use of non-disclosure agreements in some discrimination

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Has the government quietly dropped naming and shaming employers underpaying NMW?

The Low Pay Commission recently published its second NMW non-compliance and enforcement report, which revealed that the number of people paid less

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A key employee has been selected for jury service - can you say no?

Do employees have a legal right to take time off work to sit on a jury? No, but they are protected if they are dismissed or otherwise subjected to a

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Employee awarded over £16k for injury to their feelings after 'one off' act of discrimination

In the case of Base Childrenswear Ltd v Otshudi, the EAT made it clear that employers can face substantial 'injury to feelings' awards, even if the

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What would you do if an employee tweeted that royal baby picture?

Social media is part of our culture. We spend far too long glued to our phones, checking out who said what to whom and, sometimes, piling it on

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If the world ends, am I still liable? Force majeure in a time of uncertainty

With the world becoming more unstable, and the level of political and economic uncertainty in the UK rising, force majeure clauses are becoming

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European court tells employers to properly measure the length of time their staff are working

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has today handed down an important judgment about working time in the case of CCOO v Deutsche Bank

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How do you manage an "unmanageable" employee?

That was the question in issue in the case of Gibson v London Borough of Hounslow and Crane Park School. Facts Ms Gibson was a US national employed

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Chancellor hints National Living Wage could rise to £9.61 next year

It has been reported that the Chancellor, Philip Hammond is considering raising the National Living Wage to 66 of median earnings, the level at

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Need temporary staff? Choose your work agency carefully

Agency workers have a number of rights set out in the Agency Workers Regulations 2010. After twelve weeks there are entitled to the same basic

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Brexit - impact on insolvency - where are we now we’re delayed?

On 7 February 2019, my article entitled “No deal Brexit - impact on insolvency” was published on Lexology. That article was published shortly after

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Calculating rent under the new Electronic Communications Code: the first key decision

The Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) has dealt a blow to landowners in its latest decision under the new Electronic Communications Code (“Code”). The

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Do employers need a policy on periods?

Last year, people in Sweden started debating a new government-funded initiative to provide a supportive environment for women during their periods

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Should you allow staff to record disciplinary and grievance hearings?

It is exceptionally easy for anyone with a mobile phone to covertly record a conversation in the workplace. In the context of a Disciplinary or

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Do you have to pay staff for doing "a bit extra" before or after work?

That was the question the employment tribunal had to answer in Fitz v Holland and Barrett. Mr Fitz worked under a series of fixed hours contracts. He

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Worried about the impact of Brexit on your workforce? New ACAS guidance may help

The UK is due to leave the EU by automatic operation of law on 12 April unless the government's beleaguered Withdrawal Agreement is approved or

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Home Office publishes "right to work checks" that will apply post Brexit

The UK is due to leave the EU on 12 April 2019 by automatic operation of law unless the Government's beleaguered Withdrawal Agreement is passed or

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Do your staff realise they can be prosecuted for unlawfully accessing your data?

These three (presumably) didn't and now have criminal convictions. Faye Caughey worked for an NHS Foundation Trust and was authorised to access

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