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Medical negligence arising from Accident and Emergency treatment

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Can an injunction be granted to prevent strike action if the trade union interfered with the ballot?

Yes, decided the Court of Appeal (CA) in Royal Mail Group Limited v Communication Workers Union.

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Agribusiness

Continued Expansion for Burnetts' Agribusiness Team

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Chambers & Partners 2020

Burnetts has consolidated its position as Cumbria's leading law firm.

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Burnetts continues to be Cumbria's most recommended law firm.

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Constructive Dismissal Explained

Employment

Gotta have a reason – what is constructive dismissal and how do you defend a claim?

An employee who resigns will not normally have a claim for dismissal, as it was not the employer who terminated…

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Can inappropriate comments made without intention to offend be considered sexual harassment?

Employment

Can inappropriate comments made without intention to offend be considered sexual harassment?

Yes, decided the Employment Tribunal (ET) in Prewett v Green King Services Limited.

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Head Teacher Ordered to repay £1.4 million to Local Authority

Commercial Dispute Resolution

Head Teacher Ordered to repay £1.4 million to Local Authority

The High Court has ordered a Head Teacher to repay almost £1.4 million to the London Borough of Brent, in…

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Legal Services in Newcastle

Specialist Legal Executive joins North-East Banking team

Burnetts has appointed Associate Neil Freeman to further strengthen its growing Banking team.

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New charity partnership for Burnetts

Burnetts announces new charity partnership with Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice.

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Legal Services in Newcastle

Partnership Prize for High Flying Lawyers

Law firm Burnetts has welcomed four new lawyers to its partnership and promoted five more as part of its annual…

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It’s all in the MIND for legal fundraisers

A Cumbrian law firm has raised over £10,000 for a local mental health charity.

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