Are Uber drivers self-employed or Workers/employee of Uber ? The Supreme Court was asked two questions in this appeal from the Court of Appeal, which had rules in favor of the Uber drivers. Where the Uber drivers defined as workers in providing personal service to the Uber company and 2. If they were workers what … Continue reading Uber Drivers And Claim For Compensation
Much has been said and written about the disclosure that the US agencies have had access to all our data on social sites. Where those who wish to harm us have unfettered access to these sites and if one of the many ways we can keep an eye on them is resteriction on our own … Continue reading Liberty .v. Security
The Telegraph reports that a tribunal in Birmingham awarded damages of £2500 to a white Christian worker Mr Turon after it found he had a valid complainant of discrimination. In an internal email his promotion was questioned in the following terms. “Is it because he is white?”, and it also made a reference of him … Continue reading Follower Of Christ Successfully Sues Follower Of Mohammed For Discrimination
Boris Abramovich Berezovsky v Roman Arkadievich Abromovich v Hine and Ors (2012) It was needed to be established whether Mr Berezovsky held an interest in 2 companies which amounted to a value of in excess of $5.6 billion before he fled from Russia to France in 2000. This case, despite its enormous value and complexity, … Continue reading Even The Rich And Famous Can Have Their Solicitor’s Costs On A No-Win-No-Fee Basis….
Abdul Hafezi’s view: Yesterday I said that the court was correct in rejecting Mr.Maclaren’s plea for privacy on the the grounds of public interests. Today I, a man of republican tendency would argue that the Duchess’ private rights are clearly breached. She was in a private place surrounded by high walls.These photos raise issues of no public … Continue reading Steve Maclaren Versus The Duchess Rights To Privacy
Hafezis comments; Very often opponents of the European Convention and the Human Rights Act criticize its interpretation by the courts. But this case is an example that private rights will always be balanced against the rights of the public to know. And holders of public offices will always be treated differently than you and I … Continue reading Former England Manager Failed To Keep Details Of His Sexual Encounters Out Of Papers….
Hafezis Comments: It has been confirmed in the case of Josephine Robbins v Bexley London Borough Council (2012) that tree root damage caused by the roots of trees grown by the local authority close to your property can be recoverable if the damage would not have occured in any event, as in this case. However … Continue reading Result: Tree Root Damage From Council Trees Can Be Recoverable….
Hafezis comments — There is a lot turns on weather you are employed or self employed. Your right to protection of the employment laws only come into play if you are deemed to be an employee. This case is interesting in that the court found marketing consutant without a contract in writing and with either … Continue reading A Marketing Consultant Could Be An Employee !!
Hafezis comments ~ A court will always rule in favour of public saftey and public policy when balancing the possible harm caused by an alleged wrong. You may recall that the occupiers of flats above the building where the missiles were placed went to the High court and challenged the Government right to do so. … Continue reading Risk To The Public Will Always Be Of Paramount Importance
To date Hafezis Solicitors have the pleasure of greeting some of the most talented individulas of varying backgrounds, largely we believe due to our location at Spitalfields Market, East London. We were pleasantly surprised when Tracey Emin opened her Gallery nearby and round the corner from our office. Also not so long ago Gilbert and George, the … Continue reading Spitalfields Market Is The Spot To Be For It People….