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Christine O'Brien

Christine O’Brien is a senior counsel in Baker McKenzie’s Employment team in London. She is recognized as a leading lawyer in her field by Chambers UK and The Legal 500. A former chair of the Employment Lawyer Association’s International Committee, she also co-chaired the Firm’s European Employment Group, and led the London office’s employment law department until July 2013. Christine regularly contributes to PLC as well as Sweet & Maxwell’s loose-leaf volume on collective consultation and the implementation of the Acquired Rights Directive.

It has been announced that schools in Wales and Scotland are to close from Friday, and an announcement is expected today to extend the closures to English schools as well. In the meantime, more schools and nurseries faced with staff shortages are having to close their doors to some or…

In our last alert, we set out the questions that employers might want to consider in formulating their own procedures in response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Since then, the virus has spread to over 50 countries worldwide and here, we provide answers to some of the questions employers…