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[…]
After the huge success and record turnout last year, the 2014 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. We are delighted that our new Honorary President, Lord Justice[…]
ELBA’s Secretary, Deshpal Panesar has enlisted his colleagues at Old Square Chambers to field no fewer than six teams in the 2013 Virgin Active London Triathlon to raise money for the Free Representation Unit. You can find more information on the FRU website. Or, if you just want to chip in to help one, or[…]
Papers from our recent talk on the Employment Tribunal Rules 2013 are now available: A practical approach to the Employment Tribunal Rules 2013 — Employment Judge Taylor A Practical Guide to the new ET Rules — Gavin Mansfield QC