Anna Dannreuther has taken on various pro bono work throughout the year, including helping a woman and her daughter apply for EU Settlement Scheme status and providing legal advice to people through the charity Advocate.
Anna Dannreuther co-chaired an 18-member working group from the ELA to respond to the Information Commissioner’s Office call for views on employment practices. The response highlights significant legal, cultural and technological changes that have occurred during the 10 years since the Employment Practices Code was published.
Anna Dannreuther co-chaired an 18-member working group from the Employment Lawyers Association to respond to the Information Commissioner’s Office call for views on employment practices.
A 12-person team of our barristers and staff will take part in the 10km London Legal Walk in one week’s time. They will walk with more than 5,000 other lawyers to raise funds for free legal services across London and the South East that help some of the most vulnerable members of society.
Anna Dannreuther co-chaired a 7-member working group from the Employment Lawyers Association to respond to the Low Pay Commission’s Consultation on April 2022 National Minimum Wage Rates.
Anna Dannreuther has been appointed a member of the Employment Lawyers Association’s Legislative & Policy Committee.
The case reaffirms the right of a local authority in most circumstances to carry out an investigation before deciding whether to start a prosecution under s222 of the Local Government Act 1972. For claimants, the case stresses the need to show they have some identifiable interest in the remedy sought to have standing to bring judicial review proceedings.
This is a sad case seeking to raise the alarm about the drastic shortage of regulated placements capable of meeting the welfare needs of children with complex emotional and behavioural needs.
The Supreme Court’s ruling has huge implications for anyone working in the gig economy as it has clarified the approach to be taken by the courts when deciding whether someone is a worker. All the circumstances will be taken into account including the conduct of the parties (not just the written terms), and what matters is whether the individual is in a position of dependency and subordination.
This judgment discusses anticipatory deprivation of liberty orders in the context of prospective loss of capacity and the tension between respecting a young person’s autonomy and protecting them from harm when making best interest decisions.