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Whether you believe you have been treated unfavourably because of your sex, age, race, disability, gender, harassed, bullied or other reason that may be prohibited under the Equality Act, we can help.

We will guide you through the complex legal framework around equal opportunities legislation and explain your rights in simple terms. We can also help you put questions to your employer and challenge conducts and behaviours on your behalf.

An exceptional balance of expertise and personality.”

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  • 10 November 2017
  • Brexit

Brexit Update: Government Publishes ‘Technical Document’ on EU citizens’ rights

Last night, Theresa May confirmed that the EU Withdrawal Bill would be amended to formally commit to Brexit at 23:00 GMT on 29 March 2019. This comes after the government published a ‘technical document’ on Tuesday setting out further details of how the new settled status scheme for EU nationals and their family members would operate as the UK leaves the EU. The document seeks to reassure the 3 million EU citizens currently living in the UK of their immigration status post-Brexit.

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  • 06 November 2017
  • Employment

Will lawyers save the planet?

Very soon a Norwegian court will hear a case based on environmental concerns against the issue of oil exploration licences. The case is helpfully reported in The Economist (Nov 4-10th).

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  • 27 October 2017
  • Employment

A much-needed win for vulnerable and exploited domestic workers

As we have previously blogged, UK law does not do enough to protect migrant domestic workers in the UK from abuse, exploitation and modern slavery.

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  • 27 October 2017
  • Employment

Greek government falls short with discriminatory height requirement for police

The ECJ has held in Ypourgos Ethnikis Pedias kai Thriskevmaton v Kalliri that a minimum height requirement of 170cm imposed by the Greek Government for men and women wishing to join the police force, amounted to indirect sex discrimination and could not be objectively justified.

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  • 27 October 2017
  • Employment

Government announces start of tribunal fees refund scheme

Following the Supreme Court’s ruling this summer that Employment Tribunal fees were unlawful, the government has announced its fees refund scheme: individuals will be refunded their original fee along with an interest of 0.5% calculated from the date of the original payment up until the refund date.

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  • 13 October 2017
  • Employment

Mental Health Week 2017: tackling the stigma of mental health in the workplace

The 10th October marked World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme was ‘mental health in the workplace’.

“I would like to commend the team at Clarkslegal for their support given to me at my recent employment tribunal. Their attention to detail, foresight in their approach and ability to keep me focused were truly exceptional.”

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