Blackstone's Employment Law Practice 2009 is the indispensable resource for employment practitioners, providing all you need to advise clients confidently and to appear in tribunal. It draws together key legislation, procedural rules, Codes of Practice and Practice Directions as well as in-depth analysis of law and procedure in one convenient portable volume.
The essential work for employment practice is back with a brand new edition. Providing comprehensive coverage of practice and procedure in the employment tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal and Central Arbitration Committee, Blackstone's Employment Law Practice 2009 includes specialist coverage of issues that frequently arise at tribunal, such as calculation of costs, application of TUPE and guidance on drafting of compromise agreements.
Alongside the latest developments in law and procedure and guidance on the key areas of substantive law, other features of the book include:
· All the material you need when preparing for and during a case in tribunal or court in one convenient portable volume
· Unparalleled coverage and practical explanation of employment law and procedure in the employment tribunal and civil courts
· Eminent author team, headed by John Bowers QC, bring together consummate experience of every aspect of employment law and practice, ensuring unrivalled quality and clear, practical insight
· Updated annually, the 2009 edition has been extensively revised to contain full coverage of all recent developments, such as the:
· Employment Act 2008 and the new ACAS code on Discipline and Grievance
· Wide range of flowcharts and procedural checklists provide immediate clarification of complex procedural issues
· Clear page design ensures easy navigation and quick access to essential information
· Quick reference guides to the book organized by procedure and by substantive law
· An expanded chapter on the taxation of tribunal awards and compromises by Jonathan Schwarz
· Case summaries of the principal employment law cases including key quotes
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John Bowers is a barrister at Littleton Chambers in London, where he specializes in Employment Law, Discrimination Law, Pensions Law and Judicial Review. He also practices in the Human Rights field and has appeared in the European Court of Human Rights. He has appeared regularly before the Central Arbitration Committee on recognition claims. He undertakes considerable Pro Bono work and acts as the Chairman of the Employment Law Bar Association and an employment tribunal Chairman. He is also a member of the Local Government Standards Board for England. John is a Recorder and Master of the Bench at Middle Temple and an Honorary Professor at the University of Hull, and also delivers frequent lectures on employment law to solicitors, businessmen and trade unionists. Damian Brown and Gavin Mansfield are barristers at Littleton Chambers. Anthony Korn is a barrister at No.5 Chambers. Julia Palca and Catherine Taylor are partners at Olswang. Simon Forshaw is a barrister at Littleton Chambers.
`Review from previous edition Containing statutes and key materials along with a concise commentary on procedure and substantive law, this invaluable book has everything you need to advise clients and appear before tribunals with confidence. Why use multiple books when this one is the only one you need? ' Jody Atkinson, Barrister, St Johns' Chambers
`'Blackstone's Employment Law Practice provides an excellent guide to the increasingly complex world of practice and procedure in employment law, both in tribunals and the civil courts. The appendices are particularly useful. No employment lawyer should be without it.' ' Barry J. Clarke, Partner, Russell Jones and Walker, Cardiff and national chairman of the Employment Lawyers' Association
`'Practitioners have been waiting for a one-volume compendium like this for years. It is often the only book you need to take to the tribunal...Every authoritative statement you need at your fingertips.' ' Jeremy Nixon, BirdandBird, the New Law Journal
`'This is a new and innovative volume that deserves a place in the employment law library ' ' Philip Wood, Dawsons, the ELA Briefing
`'It is extremely valuable to have all the key areas of procedure and practice summarised into a single volume. I found the sections on tribunal practice to be the most valuable, set out in a clearly accessible manner with helpful explanations of difficult points. The legislation is well selected, and the summaries of the substantive law proved to be useful reminders of the key issues. And all this for a price far more reasonable than one might imagine for a work of this quality. ' ' Geoffrey Mead, Partner, Collyer Bristow
`'This book is very useful for union lawyers, officers and representatives dealing with employment law casework, as it combines substantive law with clear explanations of procedural rules in one volume.' ' Lucy Anderson, Senior Policy Office (Solicitor), TUC
`'The volume is a very useful, reliable and portable work of reference both for busy practitioners and those who may not appear in employment tribunals regularly' ' Janet Gaymer CBE, Senior Partner, Simmons and Simmons
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Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 4. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX019955661X