Archive for October 2019

Darryl Cooke has been interviewed for ‘The Brief’ about his passions and interests

gunnercooke Executive Chairman Darryl Cooke has been interviewed for ‘The Brief’ about his passions and interests.  Read about his favourite books and inspirations HERE.

How a Game of Cards changed the nature of Dishonesty

The Landscape of criminal prosecutions for crimes involving dishonesty was fundamentally reshaped by the case of Ivey v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd [2017] UKSC 67, which led the Supreme Court to redefine the criminal test for what constitutes dishonesty. For those who were unaware, the case that was the ‘definitive authority’ in all criminal proceedings […]

gunnercooke’s social enterprise, inspire*, has been listed in I News in an article about businesses that ‘care and give back’

The article looks at finalists in the National Business Awards ‘that deserve special mention for their incredible campaigns to better the lives of the people in their communities’. You can read the full article HERE.

gunnercooke Partner Sarah Armstrong features in People Management magazine on recent unfair dismissal case

Dispute Resolution & Employment Law Partner Sarah Armstrong has featured in People Management magazine sharing her expertise on a recent case in which a Financial Advisor was unfairly dismissed after being ‘blackmailed’ to sign a restrictive covenant.   You can read the full article HERE.

Employment Law Partner Thalis Vlachos covers recent Sexual Harassment statistics in People Management magazine

Employment Law Partner Thalis Vlachos has featured in People Management magazine sharing his expertise on the recent statistics released by Young Women’s Trust on the likelihood of employees reporting sexual harassment in the workplace. You can read the full article HERE

Facebook and Libra tackling more issues of trust

According to a report by the BBC, Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces yet another challenge as the G7 group have warned it must not be launched until security and safety provisions have been proven. Rosie Burbidge, an expert on intellectual property and cryptocurrency from gunnercooke, commented on what the latest development mean for the cryptocurrency and […]

Whatever floats your boat – celebrating individuality during Work Life Week

It’s National #WorkLifeWeek, an initiative to encourage employers and employees to focus on well-being and work-life balance. To mark the week, we have been looking into the working lives of some of our lawyers to see how they manage the tricky balance between home and work.   Flexible working is one way to encourage well-being and […]

gunnercooke Partner Rebecca Ireland features in People Management magazine on over-50s unemployment

gunnercooke Employment Law Partner Rebecca Ireland has featured in People Management magazine giving comment on the fact that 37% of 171,000 people facing unemployment for more than two years were over 50. If you would like to read the full article, click HERE.

gunnercooke Leeds growth makes headlines

After ten-fold growth in three years, gunnercooke has moved to new premises at Avenue HQ. The move has been picked up in the Yorkshire Post, Business Insider and The Business Desk.

An investigation.. Not what the doctor ordered?

gunnercooke restructuring and insolvency partner, Alyson Reilly, and Nora Wannagat, a pupil at 9 Stone Buildings, have published an article in the autumn edition of Recovery magazine about a recent ruling where the subject of a s236 investigation tried to adjourn on medical grounds. First published in the Autumn 2019 edition of RECOVERY magazine and […]

gunnercooke has been shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year at British Legal Awards

gunnercooke is delighted to have been shortlisted for UK Law Firm of the Year at the prestigious British Legal Awards, organised by Legal Week.  We are proud to have grown from the brainchild of two pioneers nine years ago, to a partnership approaching 200 across the UK and in international locations. Best of luck to […]

A sense of mission which is positively infectious – Darryl Cooke’s book on Innovation

‘Solo’, the Sole Practitioner solicitors’ group publication, has written a sterling review of Darryl Cooke’s new book. Co-founder of gunnercooke, Darryl is also a writer and his latest book ‘To Innovate or not to Innovate: A blueprint for the law firm of the future‘ has recently been published. The reviewer explains that the book tells […]