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Robin Allen QC and Dee Masters provide submissions to the United Nations

Robin Allen QC and Dee Masters provide submissions to the United Nations
The United Nation’s Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) is considering a new international instrument in order to protect older people.  It has called for evidence in advance of its Eighth Working Session in July 2017 (https://social.un.org/ageing-working-group).  Robin Allen QC and Dee Masters, barristers at Cloisters, have submitted a paper......
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What effect should retirement have on disciplinary process?

What effect should retirement have on disciplinary process?
Clarke v General Optical Council [2017] EWHC 521 (Admin) Patricia Hitchcock QC   The thorny issue of retirement during regulatory proceedings came before Fraser J in March by way of appeal under the Opticians Act 1989, s23. The reasoning of his careful judgment has wide application and will be of interest to other regulatory bodies, as well a......
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Claire McCann to co-lead “LGB….But What About the T?” workshop on 24 May

Claire McCann to co-lead “LGB….But What About the T?” workshop on 24 May
Claire McCann, one of the barristers in Cloisters’ award-winning Employment and Equality Team, will be co-leading a workshop next week at the Employment Lawyers Association Annual Conference in central London (24th May 2017), entitled “LGB….But What About the T? A Conversation about Trans Equality, its Legal Context and Practical Implications”. If ......
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“COME OUT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS” #IDAHOT #IDAHOTB….17TH MAY 2017

“COME OUT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS” #IDAHOT #IDAHOTB….17TH MAY 2017
Today, 17th May 2017, is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, commemorating the 1990 decision of the World Health Organisation to remove homosexuality from the list of mental disorders. Every year, policy makers, opinion leaders, the media and the general public are challenged to address the urgent need to combat violence......
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Rachel Crasnow QC & Daphne Romney to speak at the first ELBA event on Well-Being At the Bar

Rachel Crasnow QC & Daphne Romney to speak at the first ELBA event on Well-Being At the Bar

On 17 May Rachel Crasnow QC and Daphne Romney QC are to speak at the first ELBA event on Well-Being At the Bar. Entitled “"Keeping each other sane: tips for leading a happy legal life”, the seminar builds on the work the Bar Council has developed - see http://www.barcouncil.org.uk/supporting-the-bar/wellbeing-at-the-bar

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