Briony Richards, Associate
Briony is an Associate in the Employment team.
Briony advises on all aspects of UK employment law, acting for both employers and employees, and advising on both contentious and non-contentious matters.
Briony advises on litigation in the Employment Tribunal, including claims relating to unfair dismissal and discrimination. Briony also has experience in Data Subject Access Requests, preparing policies and staff handbooks, drafting contracts of employment and advising in relation to settlement agreements.
The EAT has held that “gender critical” beliefs are protected under the Equality Act 2010
The EAT has held that “gender critical” beliefs come within the definition of philosophical belief under the Equality Act
Briony Richards writes for Employment Law Journal on when an employer can dismiss for expression of faith-based views
Briony Richards examines two recent cases in which a Christian claimed he was discriminated against due to his beliefs.
Do You Believe?
Hair discrimination in the workplace
One Page to Employ Them All
Male / Female / None of the Above - Tribunal rules that gender fluid and non-binary workers are protected from discrimination
Can employers consider sickness absence when selecting for redundancy?
To Furlough & Beyond: Flexible Furlough
What should businesses be thinking about as they consider future furlough options?
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Harborough Limited and management team of GHL Bank Plc on the sale of GHL to First National Bank of Ghana
GHL, in addition to its retail and corporate banking products and services offering is a leading provider of mortgage financing in Ghana.
Support needed for female workers during the pandemic
Do as I say, not as I do: The DWP's track record on disability discrimination
SSP Changes to Help Tackle Coronavirus
Bereavement Leave after loss
The new Parental Bereavement Act 2018 means that from 2020 bereaved parents will be entitled to two weeks’ leave.