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author: Pooja Dasgupta

Our Associate, Pooja Dasgupta, explores the legal duties owed by employers to their employees in managing the potential risks associated with returning to the office, and how they can best mitigate these risks, in this article first published by Governance and Compliance Magazine.

In this article, published by Law360, Partner David Fisher and Associate Pooja Dasgupta revisit the key principles of the restraint of trade doctrine in Harcus Sinclair LLP v Your Lawyers Ltd. to consider the notable legal developments in this context, and the implications of the UK Supreme Court’s ruling on the doctrine, its third in three years.

We are delighted to share Episode 16 of The Lawdown, our regular podcast discussing the latest key employment, discrimination and partnership law-related news stories, and the interesting legal issues behind them!

The #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements have brought into sharp focus the prevalence of misconduct allegations against partners in the professional services sectors.

In this “relaunch” episode of the Lawdown, Partner Beth Hale, Senior Associate Wonu Sanda and Associate Pooja Dasgupta discuss: Naomi Osaka dropping out of the French Open due to mental health issues and the wider workplace implications of this story, including employer health and safety, mental health and wellbeing obligations, and potential reasonable adjustments under […]

The Covid-19 pandemic has encouraged many businesses to look at hybrid models for flexible work, given the dramatic widespread shift to remote working.

To coincide with International Women’s Day 2021, CM Murray LLP has joined together to pledge our support for the #ChooseToChallenge campaign, which reminds us that each of us are the most effective ambassadors for change and that we can use this opportunity to call out gender bias and inequality. This is also a chance to […]

According to the Global Legal Post, the London lateral hiring market remained buoyant last year despite the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In the present climate, partners may be reflecting on their position in their current firm, particularly if their firm has struggled to weather the storm during the pandemic, or where the firm […]

Positive Action under the Equality Act 2010: The Case of Furlong v Chief Constable of Cheshire Police

HMRC are giving every indication that the new IR35 rules, which were delayed from April 2020, will come into force in April 2021. Before the rules were postponed earlier this year, many businesses had prepared for the changes. As such, for many, it will be a case of revisiting the plans they put in place […]