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Brabners was shortlisted for Recruitment International’s Supplier Awards 2017.

Its nationally-recognised team has more than 25 years’ experience of advising recruitment agencies and other industry players, and its experts regularly advise on issues from the employment status of temporary workers to the application of the Agency Workers’ Regulations 2010.

Commercial law firm Brabners has appointed partner Ian Mylrea to head up the firm’s national pensions practice.

With more than nine years’ experience, Ian has spent his career specialising in pensions law at national and international firms including DLA Piper. Prior to this, he worked in-house for the accountancy firm KPMG and as a professional trustee at Merrill Lynch.

Prolific North, in association with Active Profile, have launched Inspired Spaces North - the search for the most inspired workspaces in the North. If your workspace is innovative, quirky or inspiring, please submit an entry and have your space profiled.
 
Entries can be submitted until Friday 17 June. For more details and to enter, please follow this link Inspired Spaces North.

 

Commercial law firm Brabners has strengthened its employment team at a senior level with the appointment of Matthew Yates as Partner.

Matthew joins the firm’s Manchester office from DWF, where he spent 12 years. He held various posts at DWF including heading up its employment teams in Manchester, Leeds and the North East.

Commercial law firm Brabners has won the ‘Employment Law Award’ at Liverpool Law Society's Legal Awards 2015.

Brabners was one of three nominated firms to reach the shortlist in the employment law category, alongside Hill Dickinson and Morecrofts.

In just over one week the polls will open for voting in what is expected to be one of the hardest fought and hardest to call elections of recent decades. Despite the huge uncertainty on the outcome there are some surprisingly common themes when it comes to what the main parties see as key employment issues, says Joseph Shelston, Employment Law Partner at commercial law firm Brabners.

Brabners has sponsored the TEAM Member of the year award at the TEAM National Networking Conference for the second year running.

TEAM is the largest network of independent recruiters in the UK with currently over 500 locations. Brabners has a well-established relationship with TEAM; in addition to being the network’s Principal Legal Advisor, the firm is regional advisor to the Midlands, North West, North East and South West England.

Employees who ignore restrictive covenants in their employment contract by moving from one company to a named competitor may find themselves out of work, according to a Manchester court.

It's often thought that a provision banning an employee from moving directly to a named competitor may be unenforceable as being in restraint of trade, and indeed that was the argument advanced by Sales Team Leader Benjamin Johnson at Manchester's High Court.

TEAM (The Employment Agents Movement) has reappointed leading law firm Brabners as Principal Legal Advisor.

TEAM is the largest network of independent recruiters in the UK with currently over 500 locations. Brabners has a well-established relationship with TEAM; in addition to being the network’s Principal Legal Advisor for a further two years, the firm is regional advisor to the Midlands, North West, North East and South West England.

North West law firm Brabners is hosting a seminar on holiday pay to guide employers through the impact of recent European and UK case law in this area including the scenario of potential back pay claims from employees – going back 6 years and beyond!

Employment law specialists from the firm will consider the many unanswered questions in this unsettled area of law and offer both a comprehensive review of the position to date along with strategic guidance for employers, business owners and HR professionals tasked with handling this difficult issue.

 

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