Further expansion for Baines Wilson’s commercial property department

Baines Wilson have made two further appointments to their commercial property team.   Kathryn Dean joins as an associate and Lucie Barnes, an experienced specialist in property litigation, joins as associate, taking the total number of commercial property specialists to 11.   Experienced commercial property team Baines Wilson now boasts the most experienced commercial property team in the […]

Cumbrian law firm and rugby club team up to match up for social enterprise Amy’s Care

Baines Wilson, Commercial Lawyers, teamed up with Keswick Rugby Club to raise money for social enterprise Amy’s Care in relation to the Aspatria and Penrith matches over the festive period. £3,000 contribution from Baines Wilson The final total raised was a creditable £3000 contributed by Baines Wilson – £500, local businessman Jonathan Brown – £500, […]

Legal Update with Baines Wilson – Too old to type?

Eileen Jolly has become the oldest person to win an age discrimination case, says Caroline Rayner of Baines Wilson LLP. Unfair dismissal – age, disability & breach of contract She successfully sued her former employer for unfair dismissal on the grounds of age, disability and breach of contract. The elderly lady was escorted out of her […]

Baines Wilson hold employment law seminars – urging employers to keep up with changing working environment

Baines Wilson, one of the north west’s leading employment law specialists, is holding employment law seminars for local businesses and HR professionals. Employment seminars The seminars will cover restrictive covenants, compensation payments, how to conduct appeal hearings, and redundancy. The seminars will also update delegates on the latest case law and legislation. Extend redundancy protection Joanne […]

Legal Update with Baines Wilson – Defamation and Whistleblowing

If an employee raises complaints about defamation by their colleagues with the intention of “clearing their name”, can that complaint form the basis of a ‘whistleblowing’ claim says Joanne Holborn, Head of Employment & Employment Training at Banes Wilson LLP. The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently considered this question. Ibrahim v HCA International Ltd Mr. Ibrahim […]