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We are seeking applicants for a Civil Fees Clerk

19th May, 2022

A vacancy has arisen for a Civil Fees Clerk to join the team on a full-time basis.

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9 St John Street Employment, Business and Property Team Spring Event

3rd May, 2022

Chambers started the return of its person events with Spring drinks held on the rooftop balcony of King Street Townhouse.

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9 St John Street delighted to announce the arrival of Leanne Jones

25th April, 2022

9 St John Street is delighted to announce that Leanne Jones has joined the Insurance Fraud and Personal Injury teams.

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Robert Lassey Discusses 'No Jab, No Job' Policies

21st April, 2022

Ever since the commencement of the UK's well-publicised Covid-19 vaccination programme in December 2020, the various legal issues surrounding mandatory vaccination policies have been a source of rich academic debate amongst many Employment law commentators.

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David Calvert represented the Claimant prisoner at first instance and appeal in respect of an assault the Claimant sustained while at HMP Leeds

12th April, 2022

The Claimant (who was serving a sentence in respect of a sex offence) was deemed to be a vulnerable prisoner and was required to be segregated from the general population for his own safety.

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9 St John Street Mooting Competition

8th April, 2022

On Thursday 7th April 2022, 9 St John Street hosted the final of the University of Manchester Bar and Advocacy Society Mooting Competition.

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Matthew Curtis prosecuted Liverpool student for repeated rapes and sexual offences in Manchester and Liverpool

23rd March, 2022

Charles Goodwin was a young man from Salford who met and then raped his first female victim on a night out in Manchester. He was arrested and initially released on bail....

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The year of the DAPO – how far will a change of letter go to protect victims of domestic abuse?

23rd March, 2022

This article discusses the new definition of domestic abuse and considers the implications of the anticipated replacement of domestic violence protection orders (DVPOs) with domestic abuse protection orders (DAPOs) in 2022. It also explains what a DAPO is, who can apply for one, when they can be made, and what the consequences of breaching an order will be.

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A question of business need?

11th March, 2022

The Claimant was employed by the Respondent social housing provider for over 20 years. The contract of employment contained a PILON clause entitling the Respondent to make payment in lieu of notice for the whole or part of the contractual notice period.

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Ed Morgan QC secures dismissal of multiple discrimination claims

2nd March, 2022

In Grabe v United Reformed Church, the Claimant had been accepted to train for ministry within the Respondent Church. At an early stage, the relationship entered into difficulties; ultimately, resulting in the removal of her student status and termination of the training arrangement.

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