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A radical reconsideration of the burden of proof: Efobi v Royal Mail Group Ltd (EAT)

In an important decision on the correct interpretation of the burden of proof provisions in the Equality Act 2010, Efobi v Royal Mail , Tom Coghlin and Navid Pourghazi successfully appealed against an employment tribunal’s decision to dismiss a claimant’s race discrimination complaints. S.136 of the Equality Act 2010 provides for a two-stage burden...
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Claire McCann - Landmark Transgender Case in the Supreme Court

On Monday and Tuesday next week (10 & 11 July 2017), the Supreme Court will hear a vital case concerning transgender rights:  C v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.  Claire McCann is appearing for the Appellant, who is in receipt of Jobseekers’ Allowance and who argues that the Department for Work and Pensions’ data retention a...
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Sian McKinley to speak at the LSE

Sian McKinley spoke about Corporate Restructuring Law for the London School of Economics on 23 June, focusing on employers’ obligations when restructuring business in UK and the impact of TUPE.
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Legal Words on the rights of disabled students from Chris Milsom

Legal Words on the rights of disabled students from Chris Milsom
Chris Milsom has appeared in the Lexis Nexis Legal Words series which invites lawyers and judges to consider important legal developments in a wide array of fields. He discusses the landmark case of Jagoo v Bristol City Council concerning the student exemption on the payment of council tax for disabled students. Interviewed by Alex Heshmaty, C...
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Robin Allen QC and Dee Masters provide submissions to the United Nations

Robin Allen QC and Dee Masters provide submissions to the United Nations
The United Nation’s Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) is considering a new international instrument in order to protect older people.  It has called for evidence in advance of its Eighth Working Session in July 2017 ( https://social.un.org/ageing-working-group ).  Robin Allen QC and Dee Masters, barristers at Cloisters, have submitted a pap...
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