The first DPA secured – just what the SFO wanted from Father Christmas

The first DPA secured – just what the SFO wanted from Father Christmas

Christmas has come early for the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) as it is expected that the first Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) will be officially agreed on Monday 30 November 2015. It will conclude an investigation into the UK arm of South African lender Standard Bank – and is rumoured to deal with bribery in Africa.. Read more

How to Master Negotiation Launch Speeches

How to Master Negotiation Launch Speeches

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The tragic death of Phil Hughes: A Forensic Pathologist’s Insight

The tragic death of Phil Hughes: A Forensic Pathologist’s Insight

The tragic death of the Australian international cricketer, Phillip Hughes, occurred in November last year. He died after being struck to the side of the neck whilst attempting to hook a short pitched bouncer. After the strike he staggered for a moment before collapsing. His death arose as a result of a dissection or tear. Read more

October/November 2015 – Grandparents to share parental leave

October/November 2015 – Grandparents to share parental leave

Welcome to our October/November blog post in partnership with highly regarded employment team from 5 Essex Court. Five from 5 Clare Harrington and Dan Hobbs, employment barristers from 5 Essex Court  add their ‘Five from 5’ articles to our blog. Most months one of these articles will also link you through to a longer article on their own. Read more

Working holidays: a dangerous culture?

Working holidays: a dangerous culture?

Now that many workers’ smartphones connect them with their office inbox 24/7, the boundary between time off and work is increasingly blurred. The norm seems to be to check work emails whilst on holidays and it is not difficult from there to be dragged into actually working whilst on holidays. The Working Time Regulations 1998. Read more

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