A beginner's guide to employment law

This session provides an introduction to employment law

Delivered by Rachel Lewis, an employment solicitor and Deputy Director at the Legal Advice Clinic, University of South Wales, this video is for those with little, or no, prior knowledge of employment law and procedure, who have an interest in volunteering with employment law pro bono schemes.

It is also suitable for new volunteers to pro bono schemes who would benefit from learning about the basics of employment law and procedure.

The session will cover:

  • Employment status
  • Termination of the employment relationship, including wrongful and unfair dismissal
  • Discrimination overview
  • Employment tribunal procedure
  • Remedies available to successful claimants
  • Recent developments


Our thanks to Rachel for sharing her expertise.


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Monday, November 14, 2022

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Monday, November 14, 2022