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Sustainability: What can firms and partners actually do? – Professional Practices Alliance Webinar, 1 December 2021, 9.30 am – 10.30 am GMT

CM Murray LLP is delighted to announce our rankings in the newly published Chambers and Partners UK 2022. Partnership: Band 1 “What the team is known for: Extensive, expert coverage of partnership matters with particular emphasis on contentious work. Key strengths in the legal and financial services sectors, with long experience advising UK and US firms […]

This session focused on the issues that arise for people who are the subject of investigations, including legal, media and PR strategies, and the psychological impact of investigations as well as how to manage an investigation and provide support to its participants. Panellists: Elizabeth Prochaska, 11KBW (Chair) Merrill April, CM Murray LLP Gus Sellitto, Byfield […]

In this session, the panel explored some commonly-occurring issues arising in investigations from the perspective of the US, France, Sweden and the UK; from the very different approaches taken as regards legal privilege and document production, to innovations in whistleblowing laws, the role of works councils and collective bargaining. On the macro level, we will […]

As a senior executive contemplating a move, how to protect your equity should be at the forefront of your mind in terms of optimising your strategy before you officially resign.

Senior Executives who are also directors need to be aware of additional obligations that apply to them on termination. The majority of Senior Executives who are considering leaving their current role are aware of the restrictive covenants in their contracts of employment, which can seek to prevent them from competing, and/or soliciting or dealing with clients and/or poaching or engaging with fellow employees of their employer.

We are delighted to bring you this recording of an expert discussion between members of leading international employment law alliance Innangard, exploring and offering insight into key issues concerning workers and employers in the current climate in the UK, Spain and Sweden.

In this alert, Partner Merrill April and Associate Naomi Latham outline how to analyse whether you have experienced harassment or sexual harassment as a Senior Executive by reference to the legal requirements. There are three definitions of harassment contained in section 26 of the Equality Act 2010: 1. General definition, s26(1): A person (A) harasses another (B) if […]

In December 2020, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) handed down its judgment in Steer v Stormsure Ltd UKEAT/0216/20/AT (V) which held that the failure of Parliament to grant a right to claim interim relief in claims of discrimination/victimisation dismissals was incompatible with Articles 6 and 14 of the European Convention of Human Rights (“ECHR”).

Whilst the timing of a resignation will usually be contingent on multiple factors, it is vital that Senior Executives do not act in haste when tendering their resignation.