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SW19Lawyers ranked in The Legal 500 UK

By Mitchell Bell | 11 Oct 2017

We are delighted to announce that we have been ranked as a Leading Firm by the Legal 500 UK: "Employment boutique SW19Lawyers LLP ‘provides high-quality, pragmatic and commercial advice’, with particular expertise in discrimination claims, including maternity matters. ‘Highly experienced’ founder Belinda Eriksson, who ‘gives clear, sensible advice promptly’, has significant experience advising on whistleblowing and disability…


Business Breakfast with Retail IT - Wednesday 22 March

By Mitchell Bell | 28 Feb 2017

  SW19Lawyers and Retail IT present….   “How Growing Retailers can use Technology to Stay Competitive” Wednesday March 22, 2017 From 8.30am to 10.30am at Dog & Fox, Wimbledon Village Includes breakfast. Free to attend (£10 donation suggested) Join us and Retail IT for breakfast, networking and a presentation exploring how expanding retailers can utilise technology…


Bosses, bumps and babies - Wednesday 1 March 2017, 10.00am -12.30pm, Ruinart Room, Hotel Du Vin, Wimbledon

By Mitchell Bell | 06 Feb 2017

Do you have an employee about to go on or return from maternity leave?  Do you need to understand what you can and can't do? Are you pregnant or a parent and planning to return to work, and want to understand your rights? Join us on Wednesday 1 March when we will be running a…


Belinda Eriksson on Mentoring in the King's Association Newsletter

By Office Admin | 16 Jan 2017

"I started mentoring when King's asked if we could help the lower sixth formers who wanted to study Law at university"... Click to read more.


The gig economy - what does it really mean?

By Mitchell Bell | 08 Nov 2016

You will have seen the press attention on the employment tribunal ruling that drivers engaged by Uber are “workers”, not self-employed contractors, meaning they will be entitled to national minimum wage, paid annual leave and whistleblower protection. This is the first case that has tested employment status in the rapidly expanding “gig economy” and, as…


Business Breakfast - 23 November, 9am @ The Dog & Fox - Christmas in Wimbledon and the sharing economy

By Mitchell Bell | 04 Nov 2016

Join us on Wednesday 23 November at The Dog & Fox in Wimbledon village for the latest in our series of business breakfasts - Christmas in Wimbledon and the sharing economy.  From 9-10:30am.  Please RSVP to


Should commission be included in holiday pay?

By SW19 Lawyers | 12 Oct 2016

Yes, but… The question of which elements of pay, other than just salary or wages, should be included in holiday pay has been rumbling on for a good few years. The most recent case has confirmed what we have known for a while: Commission based on achievement of personal targets should be included in holiday…


The Road to SW19 Success

By SW19 Lawyers | 13 Feb 2016

Merton Business Breakfast - 2016

By SW19 Lawyers | 29 Jan 2015

Merton Business Breakfast 2016 ‘Manage Your Workplace And Keep Your Employees Happy’ Top tips for employers to deal efficiently with (i) underperforming employees, (ii) sickness absence, (iii) holiday pay, (iv) pregnancy and maternity and (v) managing disputes in the workplace Tuesday, 10th February 2015 The Library, Dog & Fox, The High Street, Wimbledon Village Breakfast…


Time and Leisure - Jan 2015

By SW19 Lawyers | 16 Jan 2015

The Employment Lawyer Cathryn O'Hare after taking a career break, ventured back into the working world and she shares her story. View Article