Disclosures made to employer’s solicitor which fall within the usual rules of privilege cannot found a whistleblowing disclosure

Nathaniel Caiden considers a recent ET Judgment Morgan v Speech Processing Solutions UK ltd [link] in which Chris Milsom successfully represented the employer. This first instance decision is of interest because it is the only recorded decision where s.43B(4) and s.43D of Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA) have been considered. In brief the issue was...
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ELA Annual Conference 2018

  Wednesday 23rd May 2018  Royal Lancaster London, Lancaster Terrace, London, W2 2TY Cloisters' are delighted that several of their employment experts will speak at this years' ELA annual conference and dinner. Specialist equality, employment and civil liberties barrister   Schona Jolly QC will sit on the panel for the plenary sessio...
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Equality Law after Brexit

Thursday 26th April 2018, 4 - 5pm The British Academy, 10 - 11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH Expert equality law barrister Schona Jolly QC will join a distinguished panel to discuss the future of equality law after Brexit.  Schona will be joined on the panel by Catherine Barnard (The UK in a Changing Europe) and Clive Colema...
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New instruction for Cloisters from the Labour Party

The Labour Party has instructed  Tom Gillie , Rachel Barrett and Nathan Roberts  from Cloisters to advise it in relation to ongoing sensitive internal complaints of alleged anti-semitism and sexual harassment against party members.  Tom, Rachel and Nathan are specialists in discrimination and regulatory law. This news page will ...
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Patricia Hitchcock QC and Jacques Algazy QC appointed recorders.

We are delighted to announce that two Cloisters barristers have today been appointed as Recorders of the Crown Court. Patricia Hitchcock QC and  Jaqcues Algazy QC  have both been appointed to sit in the Crown Court with effect from 25 April 2018. Patricia will sit in the South Eastern Circuit and Jacques will sit in the North Eastern circ...
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