Press covers Bates Wells’ Supreme Court win over Uber

Following the Supreme Court’s landmark decision that Uber drivers are workers, Paul Jennings and Rachel Mathieson have been speaking to the media about the impact of the judgment.

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In the week following the Supreme Court ruling, which is set to have major implications for workers across the gig economy, Paul Jennings and Rachel Mathieson were interviewed for broadcast news – including BBC, ITV and Sky News. Rachel was interviewed by both Times Radio and David Lammy on LBC, while Paul spoke to LBC’s James O’Brien (scroll to the third video on this page for the James O’Brien interview).

Both Paul and Rachel were quoted extensively in news articles. Here’s a selection:

BBC News
Bloomberg
City AM
Independent
Personnel Today
Paul Jennings is Times Lawyer of the Week (this article is behind a paywall).
The Times: Uber drivers are entitled to minimum wage, Supreme Court rules (this article is behind a paywall).
The Times: Victory that could end gig economy  (this article is behind a paywall).
Financial Times: Uber loses landmark UK battle as Supreme Court rules drivers are workers (this article is behind a paywall).
The Wall Street Journal: Uber Drivers Entitled to Workers Rights Including Minimum Wage, U.K. Supreme Court Rules (this article is behind a paywall).
Law.com: UK Supreme Court Rules Uber Drivers are ‘Workers’, Handing Company Major Defeat (this article is behind a paywall).
Law.com: Uber Loses UK Challenge To Drivers’ Worker Status (this article is behind a paywall).

The Telegraph: Questions mount over Deliveroo’s £8bn London listing after Uber court ruling (this article is behind a paywall)


This information is necessarily of a general nature and doesn’t constitute legal advice. This is not a substitute for formal legal advice, given in the context of full information under an engagement with Bates Wells.

All content on this page is correct as of February 26, 2021.