Employment and discrimination News

Employment Barristers Lachlan Wilson and Mathew Gullick in Court of Appeal case concerning holiday entitlement of workers on zero hours contracts

At the beginning of May, Lachlan Wilson and Mathew Gullick appeared before the Court of Appeal for the employee, a school's peripatetic music teacher, in a challenge brought by the employer against the decision of the EAT (reported as Brazel v Harpur Trust at [2018] ICR D10) that, in cases involving workers on zero hours contracts, there […]

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

3PB barristers Craig Ludlow and Sarah Clarke analyse the latest employment law cases, covering March, April and May 2019. Click here to read their analysis. Time limits and the correct approach to the reasonable practicability of lodging ET claims when the previous fees regime was in place -  Mr G Wray v Jewish Care (UKEAT/0193/18/JOJ) […]

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3PB employment barrister Karen Moss persuades EAT the ET applied wrong thresholds for liability in relation to discrimination arising from disability

Karen Moss succeeded yesterday in the EAT in Baldeh v Churches Housing Association of Dudley & District Ltd UKEAT/0290/18/JOJ, persuading HHJ Shanks that where the original decision to dismiss was for disability-related reasons, without knowledge of the disability, but the appeal decision, upholding the dismissal was for the same reasons, with the requisite knowledge of […]

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3PB Employment barrister Andrew MacPhail acts in BMC Software Limited v Ms A Shaikh [2019] EWCA Civ 267 in the Court of Appeal

3PB employment barrister Andrew MacPhail appeared in the Court of Appeal recently, representing Ms Shaikh at all stages including at the Court of Appeal, instructed by LB Law.  The Court of Appeal, as confirmed in its reserved judgment of today’s date, concluded in Ms Shaikh’s favour ([2019] EWCA Civ 267). Ms Shaikh brought a number […]

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Mark Green appears on This Morning to talk about landmark discrimination case

3 Paper Buildings (3PB) Employment and Discrimination barrister Mark Green, instructed by Anna Illingworth of solicitors Rowberry Morris, successfully represented 88-year-old secretary Eileen Jolly in suing the NHS for age and disability discrimination after she was dismissed, despite the surgeon she worked for disagreeing with the decision, stating she was ‘meticulous and reliable'. Watch Mark […]

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3PB Barrister Mark Green successful in landmark age discrimination case against the NHS

3 Paper Buildings (3PB) Employment and Discrimination barrister Mark Green, instructed by Anna Illingworth of solicitors Rowberry Morris, successfully represented 88-year-old secretary Eileen Jolly in suing the NHS for age and disability discrimination after she was dismissed, despite the surgeon she worked for disagreeing with the decision, stating she was ‘meticulous and reliable'. Mrs Jolly, […]

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Employment barrister Matthew Curtis secures permission to appeal against costs order

3PB barrister Matthew Curtis, appearing before the President of the EAT, Mr Justice Choudhury, successfully obtained permission to appeal against a costs order made by an employment tribunal after the appeal was initially refused at the sift stage. The President said he was “very grateful” for the “considerable benefit” of Matthew’s submissions. A full appeal […]

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3PB barristers Craig Ludlow analyses the latest employment law cases

3PB barrister Craig Ludlow analyses the latest employment law cases, covering: Burden of proof in direct discrimination cases - Efobi v Royal Mail Group Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 18 Whistleblowing – failure to comply with legal obligation / public interest test - Ibrahim v HCA International Ltd UKEAT/0105/18/BA Equal Pay: Cross-establishment comparators - Asda Stores […]

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