Employment and discrimination News

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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3PB barrister Joseph England to publish new book on NHS Whistleblowing and the Law

3PB is pleased to announce that employment barrister Joseph England will shortly be publishing a practitioners’ handbook for whistleblowing cases, focusing on the NHS. Whistleblowing claims are one of the most complex and technical that can be pursued and this book will provide a comprehensive and practical guide to the law in this field. The […]

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3PB barristers Lachlan Wilson and Sarah Bowen analyse the latest employment law cases

3PB barristers Lachlan Wilson and Sarah Bowen analyse the latest employment law cases, covering: Harassment – Evans v Xactly Corporation Ltd UKEATPA/0128/18LA Whistleblowing: Timis & Sage v Osipov [2018] EWCA Civ 2321 Direct Discrimination – Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd and others [2018] UKSC 49 Good faith/Bad faith - Saad v Southampton University Hospitals […]

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3PB barrister Gareth Graham analyses the latest employment law cases

3PB barrister Gareth Graham analyses the latest employment law cases, covering: Harassment – Evans v Xactly Corporation Ltd UKEATPA/0128/18LA Whistleblowing: Timis & Sage v Osipov [2018] EWCA Civ 2321 Unfair Dismissal: Hawkes v Ausin Group (UK) Ltd UKEAT/0070/18/BA Direct Discrimination – Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd and others In other news… Employment Tribunal statistics […]

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3PB barrister Oliver Isaacs analyses the latest employment law cases (October 2018)

3PB Employment barrister Oliver Isaacs analyses the latest employment law cases, covering: Practice and Procedure – Office Equipment Systems Ltd v Jane Hughes (2018) EWCA Civ 1842 Amendments – Pruzhanskaya v International Trade Exhibitors (JV) Ltd (2018) UKEAT/0046/18/LA Philosophical Belief – A Gray v Mulberry Co (Design) Ltd (2018) UKEAT/ 0040/17/DA Unlawful Deduction of Wages - Meena […]

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