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Lender not obliged to offer different service as reasonable adjustment (Green v Southern Pacific Mortgage Ltd)

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Property Disputes analysis: Following the Court of Appeal’s judgment in Green v SouthernPacific Mortgage Ltd, Cloisters' barrister  Declan O’Dempsey , advises that practitioners should identify the service that is being offered to the public or a section of thepublic with some precision. Read the full article here .

Sally Cowen and Declan O’Dempsey are appointed fee-paid Employment Judges in Scotland

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Sally Cowen and Declan O’Dempsey  have been appointed by the Lord President to sit as fee-paid Employment Judges in the Scottish Employment Tribunal Service from 15 th January 2018. Sally and Declan will be based in the Edinburgh tribunal, strengthening close links with the Scottish Employment Law community. Declan already sits in the Newcastl...
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Declan O'Dempsey to discuss "Litigating Human Rights in the EU" at Maynooth University

Declan O'Dempsey to discuss "Litigating Human Rights in the EU" at Maynooth University
Declan O’Dempsey will be speaking on “Litigating Human Rights in the EU” at  Maynooth University Department of Law at the international Jean Monnet Summer School “The EU and Human Rights in a Time of Crisis” on 19 June 2017. How will the EU’s commitment to human rights influence its relationship to the UK post-Brexit?  The summer school e...
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Declan O'Dempsey to speak at the Council for Racial Equality’s Inaugural Human Rights and Equality event

Declan O'Dempsey to speak at the Council for Racial Equality’s Inaugural Human Rights and Equality event
On 6 April 2017 Declan O’Dempsey will be at UNISON’s headquarters in Belfast addressing the Northern Ireland Council for Racial Equality’s Inaugural Human Rights and Equality event: “ Brexit and Human Rights Protections ” on “How businesses can use the law to combat racism”. Declan’s talk will cover the way in which employers and businesses can use...
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BBC Radio 4 In Touch Interviews Declan O'Dempsey on job discrimination toward the visually impaired

BBC Radio 4 In Touch Interviews Declan O'Dempsey on job discrimination toward the visually impaired
Declan O'Dempsey talks to BBC Radio 4 In Touch about the law relating to discrimination by recruitment agencies as it affects people with visual impairments and the difficulties they face in obtaining information from recruitment agencies and employers who are not willing to make adjustments for people with disabilities. For the full interview plea...
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Ms N Hubbard v The Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis

Ms N Hubbard v The Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis
Declan O'Dempsey is representing Nighat Hubbard MBE,  in her claim against the Metropolitan police.  She alleges that white colleagues were allowed to work on more complex investigations while she was not, and that male officers made discriminatory comments to her and other women. The allegations date from between 2013 and 2014 and an emp...
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Declan O’Dempsey to provide training to the Equality and Human Rights Commission

Declan O’Dempsey to provide training to the Equality and Human Rights Commission
Cloisters is proud to announce that Declan O’Dempsey of Cloisters has been awarded the contract to provide training to the Equality and Human Rights Commission on the use of international treaties in UK law. Catherine Casserley together with Declan will provide the training materials for the course on the 23 rd March this year. The training aims to...
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Prevent Duty Part 4: Practical operation of a “due regard” duty: lessons from the Equality Act 2010 for the application of the Prevent Duty by universities

Prevent Duty Part 4:  Practical operation of a “due regard” duty:  lessons from the Equality Act 2010 for the application of the Prevent Duty by universities
In his fourth article on Prevent Duty Declan O'Dempsey  looks at the similarities between the Prevent Duty to have due regard and consider what the practical application of that duty to have due regard will look like in the light of the existing body of case law on the analogous s 149 of the Equality Act 2010. The duty under section 149 Equali...
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Age Discrimination in the light of CJEU case law

Age Discrimination in the light of
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Declan O’Dempsey provides an up-to-date overview of the Court of Justice’s evolving body of case law on age discrimination in the employment field in the latest issue of the European Equality Law Review .  This publication covers the European Economic Area and European Free Trade Association (EFTA). It provides an overview of the latest l...
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