Radical changes to the UK data protection regime

22nd June 2022

Changes to UK data protection laws have been speculated for some time following Brexit, so it was not surprising when it was confirmed in the Queen’s Speech that the UK government intends to introduce a Data Reform Bill (the “Bill”). … Continue reading


New UK Standard Contractual Clauses

18th May 2022

Businesses will no doubt be aware that they cannot transfer personal data to countries outside the UK (a third country) without ensuring that certain safeguards are in place. If a recipient is located in a third country and that third … Continue reading


“Half-Dead Dave” – Banter or Age Discrimination?

12th May 2022

Age Discrimination. So held the Employment Tribunals in David Robson v Clarke’s Mechanical Limited. The Tribunal concluded that R had been subject to direct age discrimination due to R having to endure the nickname of “Half-Dead Dave.” The case was … Continue reading


Age Discrimination – Old Fossils & Millennials

7th March 2022

Despite running into some 75 pages the judgment in Cowie v Vesuvius & Ors makes for interesting reading, especially as direct age discrimination cases tend to be few and far between. The use of words like “old fossil” has brought … Continue reading


Murrell Associates advises Cornish Fixings

3rd March 2022

Henry Maples from our Corporate team advised Cornish Fixings on their acquisition by the Independent Builders Merchant Group. He was supported by Rachel Tremaine and Megan Bingley as well as David Williams advising on the commercial property aspects,  Rebecca Anforth … Continue reading


Holiday Pay

9th February 2022

In Smith v Pimlico Plumbers Limited, the Court of Appeal ruled that Smith, a worker who was previously wrongly classified as self-employed by Pimlico Plumbers, was entitled to holiday pay for the whole time he was engaged by the company. … Continue reading


Murrell Associates continue to expand their team with two new paralegals.

4th November 2021

Niche commercial law firm, Murrell Associates have expanded their team in Truro with the addition of two paralegals, Eloise Hall and Megan Bingley. Both new joiners are currently working with the corporate team and will soon be starting their LPC. … Continue reading


Murrell Associates boosts its property offering with the appointment of David Williams as a Partner.

19th August 2021

Murrell Associates boosts its property offering with the appointment of David Williams as a Partner.   Niche commercial law firm Murrell Associates has appointed David Williams to their growing partnership. Previously part of Foot Anstey’s real estate team, David brings … Continue reading


Menopause in the Workplace (Part 2)

15th July 2021

Woman working at her laptop

We recently featured an article about what employers can do to support women in the workplace as they go through the menopause. (see our original article here). As this resonated with a number of our audience, we wanted to explore … Continue reading


How can you support LGBTQ+ employees in the workplace?

16th June 2021

How can you support LGBTQ+  employees in the workplace? The CIPD’s Inclusion at Work* research,  which came out earlier this year, reported that LGBTQ+ employees are more likely to experience workplace conflict and harassment than their heterosexual counterparts. 40% of … Continue reading