ELBA is grateful to Lord Justice Briggs for meeting with our members to discuss and answer questions on, his review of the Civil Courts Structure. Download notes of the Q&A
Over a period of two and a half years a research team based in the universities of Bristol and Strathclyde have been working in seven Citizens Advice bureaux (CABx) in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland collecting data about how people with few resources have attempted to pursue their employment dispute with the support of CABx.[…]
The McMullen Memorial Debate on the 26th November was a great success. Ticket sales and donations made on the night brought the total raised for the Jeremy McMullen Memorial Fund to £6,352.50. We would like to thank all the members of ELBA, ELA and ILS for their support, and their memories of a great colleague[…]
The ELBA Committee is excited to announce that our first meeting this Autumn will take place on 13th October at the Palace of Westminster Committee Room 15, 7pm to 8.30pm. The Right Honorable Ian Lavery MP will be speaking on the Trade Union Bill. Places are free of charge for members, however, they are limited[…]
ELBA’s 2015 election results were announced at our AGM on 20th May 2015 Our newly elected members of the committee are: Ben Cooper, Rachel Crasnow QC, Sean Jones QC, Gavin Mansfield QC, Katherine Newton, Deshpal Panesar, Diya Sen Gupta and Mohinderpal Sethi. They join the committee members now in the second year of their two[…]
ELBA’s AGM will take place on 20th May, at 6pm, in the Bingham Room of Gray’s Inn. There is a contested election and ballot papers are due by 6pm on Tuesday 19th May. ELBA members should have received ballots and instructions by email. If you have not, please contact Simon Cheetham, the Returning Office at[…]
The Employment Law Bar Association has written an open letter to Chris Grayling MP, Jo Swinson MP, Shailish Vara MP, Chuka Umunna MP expressing our concerns about the impact of fees on access to justice in the employment tribunals and calling for an urgent review. A shorter, edited version of the letter follows. You can[…]
The 2015 ELBA Annual Dinner will return to Haberdashers’ Hall, West Smithfield (opposite Bart’s Hospital), to celebrate all that is great at the Employment Bar. We hope you will be able to join us once again. Please join us for drinks at 7pm for dinner at 7.45pm. We are delighted to welcome Deborah Hargreaves, director[…]
Dinah Rose QC will be speaking at 6pm on Monday 8th December in the Old Court Room in Lincoln’s Inn.
Getting back to basics: is it time to revisit the role of Employment Tribunals in unfair dismissals?
We are delighted that the newest Judge at the EAT, HHJ Eady QC, will speak on Thursday 15th May at 6pm (1 hour CPD). The venue is LSE’s new building at 32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields (the former Land Registry, directly opposite the main entrance to Lincoln’s Inn). The talk will be followed by drinks and[…]