Religious Discrimination Seminar

WMELG are delighted to announce that it will be working with the University of Wolverhampton to host an event on Religious Discrimination. The fascinating topic area of religious discrimination will be explained by expert in the field, Nabila Mallick, who has dealt with first hand cases of Jewish, Muslim and Hindu Claimants.  How to handle cases of religious discrimination will be explored by Nabila in an entertaining and thought provoking workshop.

Date: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Time: 13:30 – 15:30
Venue: University of Wolverhampton
Cost: Free

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Programme

13:30 – 14:00 Registration
14:00 – 14:30 Religious discrimination – the basics and beyond
14:30 – 15:30 Religious discrimination workshop

Speaker

Nabila Mallick

Nabila is public access accredited and is instructed directly by legal departments of companies. She has gained extensive experience of representing Claimants and Respondents at the Employment Tribunal. She has particular interest in Religious Discrimination, and has dealt with claims of Jewish, Muslim and Hindu Claimants.

Cost 

Free – Register here

Getting to Know Equal Pay Morning: No longer be Afraid!

The very mention of equal pay can send shivers down the spine of the most seasoned employment specialists.  With the introduction of gender pay gap reporting and media gaze fully on the disparity of pay between men and women, all involved in employment law need to acquire an understanding behind equal pay claims.  This seminar is aimed to provide HR advisors, employee representatives, solicitors, and anyone with an interest in employment and equality with a basic understanding of how equal pay works sufficiently, to arm them with the basic tools to advise and address equal pay issues.

Date: Thursday 19th July 2018
Time: 08:45 – 13:00
Venue: Browne Jacobson, Victoria Square House, Victoria Square, Birmingham B2 4BU
Cost: Free

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Programme

08:45 – 09:15 Registration and pastries
09:15 – 10:00 Key Concepts (Part 1), presented by Anthony Korn
10:00 – 10:45 Key Concepts (Part 2), presented by Naomi Owen
10:45 – 11:00 Refreshment Break
11:00 – 11:45 Top tips on handling Equal Pay claims and the overlap with Gender Pay Gap Reporting, presented by Mugni Islam-Choudhury
11:45 – 13:00 Equal Pay Workshop, presented by Helen Barney
13:00 onwards Nibbles and networking

Speakers 

Helen Barney
“She is a fiercely intelligent lawyer and is always thoroughly prepared for any meeting or hearing. She is also practical, approachable and brings a great sense of humour to her work. She is robust and skilled in cross-examination and has excellent client care skills.”  Chambers and Partners 2018

Mugni Islam-Choudhury
“He is very commercial and instills confidence in clients. He gives clear advice and clients always feel that he is fighting their corner in tribunal. He gets to the essence of the issue very quickly and works exceptionally well as part of the barrister-solicitor team.” Chambers and Partners 2018

Anthony Korn 
“He’s a leading expert on judicial mediations and where quantification of claim is very complicated. He is extremely competent.” “He has an academic precision for the law.” Chambers and Partners 2018

Naomi Owen
“She can tailor her approach to the particular circumstances of the case. She was fantastic with the client – it was a difficult case and she knew it inside out; she knew exactly what the issues were (and there were lots of different legal aspects).” Chambers and Partners 2018

Cost

Free – Register here