Ellie Cumbo

Ellie Cumbo

Ellie is Head of Policy on Legal Affairs, Practice and Ethics at the Bar Council. She previously worked in research, campaigning and lobbying in charities including Victim Support and the End Violence Against Women Coalition.

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The only way is ethics

With integrity at the heart of the Bar, dilemmas often arise. Rachel Langdale QC calls to mind the guiding hand of the Ethics Committee, assisting barristers in the heat (or calm) of a crisis. Ellie Cumbo offers an insight into a year at the other end of the helpline

08 June 2017

‘Uber’ising the workforce

Drivers, couriers and freelance plumbers: have the leaks in employment protection been repaired? Chris Milsom reports

The inclusion in the spring Budget of a rise in tax rates and national insurance contributions for the self-employed furrowed many brows during its short lifetime. 

30 May 2017
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