Mandy Perry

Mandy Perry

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

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Say what you will about employment law in the UK but it is never boring.

Imagine that you have a senior employee who you have decided (for whatever reason) that you do not want anymore but you do not want to pay out his 12-month notice period. As an ingenious attempt to get around that, you...more

4/29/2015 - C-Suite Executives Hiring & Firing Termination UK

High Court Calls No Foul on Executive Termination

Say what you will about employment law in the UK but it is never boring. Imagine that you have a senior employee who you have decided (for whatever reason) that you do not want anymore but you do not want to pay out his 12...more

4/28/2015 - C-Suite Executives Hiring & Firing Termination UK

Post Termination Restrictions: Always Consider Consideration

The recent case of Re-Use Collections Ltd v Sendall [2014] EWHC 3852 (QB) is a timely reminder to employers everywhere of the importance of providing meaningful consideration when attempting to tie-up existing employees with...more

3/6/2015 - Consideration Employment Contract Hiring & Firing Restrictive Covenants Termination

Sacking UK Employee for Inappropriate Tweets May be a “Fair” Dismissal Under UK Law

In the recent case of Game Retail Limited v Laws, the UK Employment Appeal Tribunal (or “EAT“) considered the fairness of an employee’s dismissal for offensive tweets. This is the first time this issue has been considered at...more

1/30/2015 - Hiring & Firing Social Media Social Networks Termination Twitter UK UK Employment Appeal Tribunal

Today is the Day

TODAY is a big day for employment law. Even though many of you will be thinking about your holidays, or may have even jetted off to sunny shores, take care to remember that certain changes are taking place which will affect...more

7/29/2013 - Contract Drafting Employment Tribunals EU Fees Hiring & Firing Settlement Termination

Five Grievances Don’t Make A (Dismissal) Right

A recent case in the UK Employment Appeals Tribunal Woodhouse v. West North West Homes Leeds Limited UK EAT/0007(12) has looked at whether it is possible to fairly dismiss an employee who has raised repeated grievances, on...more

7/9/2013 - Dismissals Filing Grievances Harassment Hiring & Firing Racial Discrimination Retaliation UK

The Lesser Known Perils of Shark-Wrestling

The British man who was filmed wrestling a shark, which threatened nearby children in the sea, whilst he was on holiday in Australia – the footage of which went global – has been sacked by his employer this week. It has been...more

3/18/2013 - Hiring & Firing Medical Leave Paid Leave Termination Trust and Confidence Dismissals

Employers Beware: Post-termination Whistleblowing

In the recent case of Onyango v. Berkeley Solicitors, the UK Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that an employee was allowed to bring a ‘whistleblowing’ claim relating to a protected disclosure that was made after the...more

3/6/2013 - Adverse Employment Action Hiring & Firing Termination Whistleblowers

Ending It All

In the recent case of Geys v. Société Générale, Mr. Geys, who was employed as managing director was given a letter in November 2007 by Société Générale stating: “I am writing to notify you that Société Générale, London has...more

1/10/2013 - Employment Contract Hiring & Firing Notice Requirements Termination

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