Employment and discrimination News

3PB's Employment and Discrimination Newsletter - December 2019

Colin McDevitt edits 3PB's latest Employment & Discrimination newsletter, including contributions from Naomi Webber who reviews the Supreme Court decision in Royal Mail Group Ltd v Jhuti [2019] UKSC 55 and Daniel Brown who analyses Caterham School Limited v Rose and discusses the appropriateness of considering the question of conduct extending over a period at […]

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3PB nominated twice in the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2020

3PB is thrilled to have been shortlisted by the Legal 500 directory in the following categories: Regional Bar: Set of the Year and Regional Bar: Silk of the Year – Vanessa Meachin QC The nomination for Regional Set of the Year is further acknowledgment of the talent, hard work and investment by 3PB's members and staff […]

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3PB's Employment and Discrimination Newsletter - November 2019

Richard Owen-Thomas edits 3PB's latest Employment & Discrimination newsletter, including contributions from Sarah Bowen, Katherine Anderson, Grace Nicholls and Naomi Webber. Case summaries cover: Bessong v Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust UKEAT/0247/18/JOJ - Third party harassment Mustard v Flowers & Ors [2019] EWHC 2623 (QB) - Covert recording in a PI claim: ramifications for Employment […]

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Mark Green appears in EAT and Court of Appeal on issues of dishonesty and limitation

In the EAT case of Humankind Charity (formerly Blenheim CDP) v Gittens (judgment not yet available), Mark Green (instructed by Ellis Whittam) successfully represented the Appellant. Ms Gittens was dismissed for misconduct, following an allegation of dishonesty. The Employment Tribunal found that the Respondent had fairly dismissed her but went on to find that she […]

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3PB's Employment and Discrimination Newsletter - October 2019

Lachlan Wilson and Mathew Gullick edit 3PB's latest Employment & Discrimination newsletter, including contributions from Sarah Clarke. Case summaries cover: L v Q Ltd, [2019] EWCA Civ 1417 - The Court of Appeal affirms the importance of the principle of open justice in the context of Employment Tribunals, doubts whether there would ever be grounds […]

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Judgment issued in MOD race discrimination claim - 3PB’s Simon Tibbitts acted on behalf of the MOD

Two former paratroopers brought claims of victimisation, direct race discrimination and harassment against the MOD. 3PB’s employment barrister Simon Tibbitts represented the MOD throughout. The victimisation claims were all struck out at a preliminary hearing in April 2019 with the direct race discrimination and racial harassment claims proceeding to be heard over 10 days in […]

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Dan Brown involved in a ‘Paperless’ tribunal hearing in London Central ET as part of their pilot scheme

3PB Employment Barrister, Dan Brown, has in the last few days taken part in a pilot being run by London Central Employment Tribunal. The pilot is for ‘paperless’ proceedings. Dan's hearing was a five day final hearing involving nine witnesses and concerning claims of race and disability discrimination. Dan was only informed that the hearing […]

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