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Length: 56 mins
Filmed: 13 Jan 2021
Speaker: Adam Daniel, Courageous Co; Co-chairs: Emma Clark, Keystone Law and Fiona Herrell, Brodies

As legal advisors and experts in the field of employment law, you need to be equipped to think and operate with mental agility, emotional capacity and to be able to bring the right energy to each client and their unique situation.

Given the current constraints of Covid-19, coupled with the increase in demand on employment lawyers, you may be finding that your emotional, mental and physical energy is being constantly challenged or depleted. This is relevant not just for your own well-being but also your understanding of your clients and your colleagues’ well-being.

Length: 59 mins
Filmed: 11 Dec 2020
Speaker: Acting Regional Employment Judge for the Wales Employment Tribunal Sian Davies and Employment Judge Stephen Jenkins Chair: Jonathan Walters, Civitas Law and ELA Wales Representative

Notwithstanding the promise of effective vaccines for Covid-19 it is likely that video hearings are likely to continue for the foreseeable future. In this session, Acting Regional Employment Judge for the Wales Employment Tribunal Sian Davies and Employment Judge Stephen Jenkins discuss with ELA Wales Representative Jonathan Walters of Civitas Law:

Length: 54 mins
Filmed: 8 Dec 2020
Speaker: Russell Bradley, Ampersand Advocates and Michael McLaughlin, Shoosmiths

The use of remote hearings has rapidly accelerated and shows no sign of abating. Some changes may be short term but others, such as increasing reliance on electronic bundles, may be here to stay. In this session, Russell Bradley, Ampersand Advocates and Michael McLaughlin, Shoosmiths  give you their top tips for preparing yourselves, your clients and your witnesses for hearings in the Employment Tribunal in Scotland during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Length: 10 mins
Filmed: 2 Dec 2020
Speaker: Marian Bloodworth, ELA Chair and Kemp Little


Marian Bloodworth, ELA’s Chair, updates members on  ELA’s news and activities this Autumn 2020 and gives a flavour of things to come in 2021.

We welcome feedback, either with your thoughts on the points raised in the video or any other ideas for things that ELA could do. Please do get in touch by email at: ela@elaweb.org.uk.

Filmed: 1 Dec 2020
Speaker: Michelle Elstein, Courageous Co; Co-chairs: Emma Clark, Keystone Law and Fiona Herrell, Brodies

This session is aimed at members who are experienced in undertaking business development activities and initiatives to grow and develop their practice.  Our speaker, Michelle Elstein, Founder of consultancy Courageous Co, will introduce ways to adapt and  grow your BD in this strange new world.

Length: 47 mins
Filmed: 27 Nov 2020
Speaker: Barry Mulqueen BL Chair: Shirley Blair, A&L Goodbody

Managing Tribunal hearings as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic presents new challenges for all employment lawyers. In this session Barry Mulqueen BL looks at some of the practical implications of the rules around dealing with hearings both remotely and in-person.

Length: 61 mins
Filmed: 20 Nov 2020
Speaker: Speakers: Sarah Ashberry, Pinsent Masons LLP and Caroline Musgrave, Cloisters; Chair: Catherine Richmond, Worden Richmond LLP

In this session, Caroline Musgrave, barrister at Cloisters, and Sarah Ashberry, solicitor at Pinsent Masons, give you their top tips for preparing yourselves, your clients and your witnesses for remote hearings in the Employment Tribunal (England and Wales).

Length: 70 mins
Filmed: 18 Nov 2020
Speaker: Richard Martin, Byrne Dean Chair: Jessica Shemmings, The SR Group and Manco Member at Large.

The impact of Covid-19 has brought mental health into the media mainstream and on to the boardroom agenda.  It has long been a particular, if unspoken, issue for lawyers.  As employment lawyers, perhaps more than for some of our transactional colleagues, our work has to navigate the emotional context for our clients – workplace issues almost always have an emotional complexity to them.  Our ability to do so can be invaluable to our clients but what do we need to be doing to take care of ourselves?

Length: 68 mins
Filmed: 17 Nov 2020
Speaker: Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law, Cambridge University and Kathleen Healy, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Chair of ELA ‘s International Committee. Chair: Paul Goulding QC, Blackstone Chambers

‘In Conversation’, this webinar focuses on the future of the UK’s relationship with the EU and the impact of Brexit on employment law in the UK. With the approach of the end of the transition period fast approaching, the day of our ‘conscious uncoupling’ from the EU is almost here. As we settle into our new relationship with the EU, what can we expect? What will change? And what might the legal and practical employment law implications be?

Length: 64 mins
Filmed: 9 Oct 2020
Speaker: Kathleen Healy, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Alistair Woodland, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP and Qian Mou, HR Legal Counsel, Alibaba Group. Chair: Emily Chalkley, Senior Associate, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

Are you new to international employment work? Confused by the jargon? Confuddled by cross-border transactions? Confounded by projects with an international aspect? Don’t know what you don’t know? In this webinar members of the ELA International Committee provide a practical introduction to international employment issues, from both private practice and in-house perspectives.

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