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The Bates Wells Employment and Real Estate teams have been shortlisted in three categories at the 2018 LawWorks Awards.
On 30 and 31 October London law firm, Bates Wells, will represent the lead Claimants in their landmark Court of Appeal (CoA) case against global transportation provider, Uber.
Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has been shortlisted for Pro Bono initiative of the year by the 2018 Lawyer Awards’ panel of judges.
Last year, the London Central Employment Tribunal held that the Claimants, London-based Uber drivers, were “workers” and that accordingly they should be entitled to basic protections such as national minimum wage and holiday pay. Uber’s appeal against this decision was heard at the end of September 2017. Today, Her Honour Judge Eady QC, who heard the appeal, handed down her Judgment upholding the Employment Tribunal’s judgment and dismissing Uber’s appeal.
The legal battle between Uber and drivers Yaseen Aslam and James Farrer regarding “employed worker status” has reached the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT).
Bates Wells Braithwaite, the B Corporation and national law firm, has been appointed by the lead claimants in a landmark employment rights case against gig employer Uber.
Bates Wells Braithwaite has been appointed to the London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) as a “one-stop-shop” provider across all legal services.
BWB's Paul Jennings has won a landmark ruling at the Central London Employment Tribunal against one of the UK’s largest courier companies in a test case concerning the employment rights of bicycle couriers.