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Catherine Casserley represents 11 year old Ben Gleeson in £42,000 disability discrimination claim

Catherine Casserley  represented Ben Gleeson and his family after Ben was told by his scout group that he could not go to camp or take part in athletics without supervision. Scout pack leaders said Ben could not travel with the rest of the group on a bus to events or participate in athletics. They also said he had to have one-to-one super...
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ELA - Disability discrimination, how key concepts have been clarified in the last year

Tuesday 27 February, 6:30 - 7:30pm Venue: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, 65 Fleet St, London EC4Y 1HT Speakers: Catherine Casserley , Cloisters and Karen Jackson, didlaw. Specialist equality, discrimination, employment and human rights barrister Catherine Casserley will speak at an upcoming Employment Lawyers Association event. The evening session...
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Constructive knowledge of disability: Donelien v Liberata UK Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 129

In this blog Nathaniel Caiden considers yesterday’s judgment by the Court of Appeal that concerned constructive knowledge of disability - Donelien v Liberata UK Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 129 (in which Tom Brown appeared throughout for the successful party). HR professionals, employers, lawyers and courts all have to deal with the sometimes fraught questi...
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John Horan speaks on the UNCRPD and concrete expectations of disabled people in Barcelona

John Horan speaks on the UNCRPD and concrete expectations of disabled people in Barcelona
John Horan gave a speech entitled “Tools for Transforming Guardianship: Article 12 UNCRPD and Catalan Law” at an all-day conference on 10 th November 2016. This was to form part of the conference “Rights and Supports: Transforming the Guardianship” conference which is being hosted by Som Fundacio, a Barcelonan-based charity. A transcript of what he...
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John Horan lectures Judges, legal practitioners and international human rights members on disabled people and the duties of Judges since Galo

John Horan lectures Judges, legal practitioners and international human rights members on disabled people and the duties of Judges since Galo
John Horan has been asked by the Northern Irish Bar and the Northern Irish Law Centre to lecture on disabled people and the duties of Judges since the two historic cases of Rackham v NHS Professionals Limited and Galo v Bombardier Aerospace UK . On the 19th October 2016 he will lecture the Employment Group of N.I. Bar about the implications to the ...
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John Horan lectures as Foreign Expert in Polish Disability Forum Conferences

John Horan lectures as Foreign Expert in Polish Disability Forum Conferences
John Horan has been asked by the Polish Disability Forum to lecture on the UNCRPD and disabled people’s right in Wroclaw (29 th September), Warsaw (6 th October) and Poznan (7 th October).  A transcript of the lecture will be made available on this website once it has been published.