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Date(s) - 14/06/2017
6:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Bird & Bird LLP


Are our employment laws fit for purpose in this brave new world in which increasing numbers work on a self-employed basis?

That is just one of the questions we are looking to answer at the London HR Connection event on 14th June that will feature a live debate between two top employment law QCs who will explore the legal issues and broader considerations relating to this highly topical and controversial subject.

David Reade QC of Littleton Chambers has appeared in many landmark cases including for BA in the Court of Appeal in their injunction against Unite, Boots v PDA (on trade union recognition), the collective consultation redundancy litigation concerning Woolworths and, recently, he acted for Uber in the Tribunal case brought by three of its drivers in relation to worker status.

Jason Galbraith-Marten QC practices from Cloisters and has numerous reported cases to his name including University of London v Morrissey, East Midlands Trains Ltd v RMT, Turner v East Midlands Trains, Buckland v Bournemouth University and Hitt v Sainsbury’s.  He recently acted for the successful claimant in the Tribunal case brought against City Sprint the cycle courier company and will be appearing in the EAT on City Sprint’s appeal to be heard later this year.

The session will be chaired by Elizabeth Lang, partner in the London office of international law firm Bird & Bird LLP who advises clients on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues.

Registration & networking : 6.15pm -6.45pm

Debate including Q & A: 6.45pm – 8.15pm

Networking, Drinks & Canapes: 8.15pm – 9.00pm

With grateful thanks to our hosts Bird & Bird LLP.


Bookings are closed for this event.