Edmonds v Lawson: QBD 13 Oct 1999

A pupil barrister was engaged in a form of apprenticeship, which had sufficient characteristics of employment to make the pupil a worker within the Act, and so entitled to payment of the minimum wage. The contract was either of employment or for personal services and so was covered.


Times 11-Oct-1999, Gazette 13-Oct-1999


National Minimum Wage Act 1998 1 (2) (a), 58

Cited by:

Appeal FromEdmonds v Lawson, Pardoe, and Del Fabbro CA 10-Mar-2000
A contract of apprenticeship is synallagmatic. The master undertakes to educate and train the apprentice (or pupil) in the practical and other skills needed to practise a skilled trade (or learned profession) and the apprentice (or pupil) binds . .
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Legal Professions, Employment

Updated: 19 May 2022; Ref: scu.80252