The Sherrards Blog: Views from Award Winning Lawyers in St Albans & London

Shared parental leave in 2015– guide for employers

27th November 2014

The rumours are true. The days of maternity leave are over. Well, sort of! From 1 December 2014, a new regime of shared parental leave will come into force which will supplement the traditional system of maternity, paternity and adoption leave. In summary, this will allow for 50 weeks’ leave …

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Jo Perry

Sherrards Joint Winners at Clydesdale Bank Quiz

17th November 2014

Sherrards Solicitors’ quiz team, aka the ‘Red Hot Trivia Peppers’ (perhaps a less cheesy team name next time?!) were joint winners on the night in a thrilling three-way tie with Rayner Essex and Pictons. The Red Hot Trivia Peppers, captained by Associate Solicitor Stephanie Kierans included Partner Terry Fendt, CFO Andrew Mills-Baker, …

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Sherrards Joint Winners at Clydesdale Bank Quiz

Law Society IBA Master Class shows firms how to go global

17th November 2014

As Head of Litigation & International Services, I recently spoke at a Law Society  IBA master class alongside Stephen Denyer, head of international and city at the Law Society and Elizabeth Fehnrich of UK Trade & Investment. The International Bar Association is the leading global association for lawyers. I gave my …

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Law Society IBA Master Class shows firms how to go global

Happy holidays?

5th November 2014

We employment lawyers have been getting very animated recently (more than usual) as a result of a number of legal cases (both here and in Europe) regarding the calculation of holiday pay for workers. The EAT decision Bear Scotland v Fulton handed down on 4th November has firmly put the …

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Happy holidays?