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Welcome to the first in our new series of quarterly updates on key issues in employment law. Every three months, we will send you a selection of the most important developments for employers in case law and legislation, including practical takeaways for employers as well as things to look forward to in the coming months.   CM […]

Just over a century ago, at the end of the first Word War and following the foundation of the International Labour Organisation, the average work week for industrial workers in the UK was reduced from 100 hours to 48 hours. At that time, some form of 8 hours per day standard was adopted widely across Europe, […]

Following the recent 3rd IFSEA International Conference on Risk, Reward and Reputation Management Issues for Senior Executives & Founders, we are delighted to share with you a follow up video and podcast on the opening plenary session, ‘You’re cancelled! – Are Senior Executives and Founders Properly equipped to respond to generational changes in expectations and cultural norms in […]

CM Murray LLP is delighted to announce the recognition of the firm and all six of its employment partners in the Who’s Who Legal Labour, Employment & Benefits 2022 for their employment law expertise. Please click here and see below for full details. CM Murray LLP has again been ranked a ‘Leading Firm’ for Labour and Employment Law. Managing Partner […]

In this article, first published in The Law Society Gazette, our partner, Merrill April, discusses the need for a Whistleblowing Bill and greater protection for whistleblowers in the UK employment arena.

We are delighted to share this podcast special, in which the UK and Ireland members of leading international employment law alliance Innangard, of which CM Murray LLP is a founder member, together with guest attorney Jessica Riggin of California’s Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP, explore and offer insight into the legal position for employees and […]


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 […]