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Lawyer made redundant after maternity leave

A former lawyer at US law firm McDermott Will & Emery lost her £100,000-a-year job following a complicated birth that forced her to take six months maternity leave, a tribunal heard.

  • Ms Tan gave birth in May 2011

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Patients need to understand risks of gastric surgery

Companies promoting obesity surgery need to tell patients about the real risks, says lawyer Sharon Allison.

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Renewing restrictive covenants...

Companies need to update restrictive covenants when an employee is promoted.

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The myth of the common law wife

Richard Busby of London law firm Fisher Meredith warns anyone living in a common law partnership about the dangers of this arrangement.