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Cloisters act in Uber case

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Jason Galbraith-Marten QC and Sheryn Omeri , barristers at Cloisters, are representing Uber drivers who have brought claims against Uber BV (Dutch parent company), Uber London Limited and Uber Britannia Limited as test cases. They are instructed by Bates Wells Braithwaite. The drivers are claiming that they are entitled to minimum wage, holiday pay...
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Court of Appeal considers the public interest test for protected disclosures

Sheryn Omeri considers the new judgment of Chesterton Global Limited v Nurmohamed, a recent whistleblowing case, in this blog. While much judicial ink has been spilled concerning just about every other aspect of the provisions of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (‘ERA’) which provide protection to whistleblowers, the requirement that a worker “reason...
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Cloisters' barristers and their guests enjoy Temple Women's Forum Garden Party

Cloisters' barristers and their guests enjoy Temple Women's Forum Garden Party
Great fun was had by all at the Temple Women’s Forum Garden Party yesterday  (11 July 2016). Cloisters' barristers Daphne Romney QC , Caroline Musgrave , Dee Masters , Anna Beale , Chesca Lord , Sheryn Omeri , Sarah Fraser Butlin and their invited guests enjoyed drinks and canapés in the beautiful gardens at Inner Temple where they mingled wit...
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Sheryn Omeri considers the Chilcot Report and its implications for Blair and victims of war in Iraq

Sheryn Omeri considers the Chilcot Report and its implications for Blair and victims of war in Iraq
At 11am on 6 July 2016, the report of the 7-year-long Iraq Inquiry was released. The Inquiry Committee, with Sir John Chilcot at its helm, had been appointed to consider two specific questions namely: 1. whether it was right and necessary to invade Iraq in March 2003; 2. whether the UK could and should have been better prepared for what followed. I...
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Sheryn Omeri considers first ever guilty plea at the International Criminal Court

Sheryn Omeri considers first ever guilty plea at the International Criminal Court
In this month’s issue of Counsel magazine, Cloisters’ Sheryn Omeri writes about the first ever guilty plea to be offered up by a Defendant to proceedings before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the case of Prosecutor v Al Faqi Al Mahdi, one of the cases on which Sheryn worked while based in the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC. Sheryn c...
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