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Monthly Archives: June 2011

How can the Supreme Court get it so wrong?

The Supreme Court has decided, in R (on the application of G) v The Governess of School X [2011] UKSC, handed down yesterday, that a teacher facing a gross misconduct dismissal which will end his teaching career has no right … Continue reading

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What lessons can public authorities learn from R (Sharon Shoesmith) v Ofsted and others [2011] EWCA Civ 642

Sharon Shoesmith was Haringey’s Director of Children Services until her dismissal on 9 December 2008, following investigations into the death of “Baby P” on 3 August 2007. The Court of Appeal’s judgment was published on 27 May. The Court upheld … Continue reading

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Advocacy and Outrageous Allegations

We usually do our own advocacy in employment tribunals, rather than pass on the case to someone else, for four reasons: To avoid duplication of effort. A case may well be better prepared for tribunal by a solicitor who is … Continue reading

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