Employment and discrimination News

3PB’s Matthew Curtis in two disability discrimination cases at EAT this last fortnight

3PB Barristers employment & discrimination law specialist Matthew Curtis has just appeared in two disability discrimination cases at the EAT this last fortnight. Appearing before HHJ Eady Q.C. on both occasions, Matthew first represented a Respondent appealing on procedural irregularity and perversity grounds, then represented a Claimant on a pro bono basis under the ELAAS […]

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3PB barrister Sarah Clarke analyses the latest employment law cases

3PB Employment barrister Sarah Clarke analyses the latest employment law cases, covering: What constitutes ‘information’ in the context of making a protected disclosure? Kilraine v London Borough of Wandsworth [2018] EWCA Civ 1436 When determining the amount of one’s holiday pay, should regular voluntary overtime be included? In the context of the NHS, should non-guaranteed […]

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3PB Employment Barrister Sarah Clarke succeeds in 3-day High Court trial in a claim for lost profits and loss of a chance

Sarah Clarke succeeds in 3-day High Court trial in a claim for lost profits and loss of a chance. Sarah acted for a financial advisory firm who had brought claims against a former employee who had moved to a competitor. It was held that the Defendant had breached various terms of his employment contract, including […]

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3PB Barrister Katherine Anderson analyses the latest employment law cases

In our latest update, Katherine Anderson analyses: In what circumstances can damages for breach of contract be assessed by reference to the sum that the claimant could hypothetically have negotiated in return for releasing the defendant from the obligation it failed to perform? Morris-Garner and another v One Step (Support) [2018] UKSC 20 (18 April […]

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3PB Barrister Sarah Bowen analyses the latest employment law cases

3PB barrister Sarah Bowen analyses the latest employment law cases, covering the following topics at our Oxford Employment Breakfast Seminar. Click here to read the full update. 6 year time limit for recovery of compensation does not apply to Unauthorised Deductions from Wages Claims: AM Coletta v Bath Hill Court (Bournemouth) Property Management Ltd [2018] UKEAT/0200/17/RN (29 March 2018) Failure to […]

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3PB barristers Sarah Bowen and Craig Ludlow analyse the latest employment law cases

3PB barristers Sarah Bowen and Craig Ludlow analyse the latest employment law cases, covering the following topics. Click here to read their update 6 year time limit for recovery of compensation does not apply to Unauthorised Deductions from Wages Claims: AM Coletta v Bath Hill Court (Bournemouth) Property Management Ltd [2018] UKEAT/0200/17/RN (29 March 2018) Failure to pay enhanced shared […]

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Simon Tibbitts promoted to the Attorney General's Regional Panel B of Counsel

Chambers is delighted to announce Simon Tibbitts' promotion to the Attorney General’s Regional Panel B of Counsel to the Crown for a period of five and a half years commencing on 3 April 2018. Chambers has seven members on the Attorney-General’s civil panels; they are: London A Panel: Mathew Gullick London B Panel: William Hansen, Rupert […]

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3PB barrister Simon Tibbitts analyses the latest employment law cases

3PB Employment barrister Simon Tibbitts analyses the latest employment law cases, covering: Can you rely on OH Advice as to whether someone is disabled or not? - Donelien v Liberata UK Limited EWCA Civ 129 Agency Worker Regulations – A ‘term-by-term’ comparison is required – Kocur v Angard Staffing Solutions Limited & Royal Mail Group Limited […]

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3PB barrister Sarah Bowen analyses the latest employment law cases

3PB barrister Sarah Bowen analyses the latest employment law cases, covering: Age discrimination/Objective justification – Sargeant and Others v London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority and Others UKEAT/0116/17/LA and The Lord Chancellor and Anor v McCloud and Ors [2018] UKEAT/0071/17/2901 Sex Discrimination – HM Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills v Interim Executive […]

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Race discrimination - 'Coconut' - Joseph England considers recent analysis of comparators and striking out

In Walters v Avanta Enterprise Limited [2017] UKEAT 0127_17_2112 (December 2017), Slade J in the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered a case in which the Claimant argued that being labelled a ‘coconut’ (i.e. being black on the outside, white on the inside) demonstrated a racially discriminatory motivation but her claim was struck out as having no […]

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