Kiran Daurka of Slater & Gordon gave a very interesting talk entitled “Alternatives to the Questionnaire procedure in discrimination claims” to a well attended meeting at on Wednesday, 20th November. The talk sparked off a lively discussion afterwards.
You can view the slides accompanying this talk in the attached file below
Simon Cheetham of Old Square Chambers (profile) gave a fascinating talk on the subject of "Disability Discrimination and Workplace Stress.
You can read the handout to this talk by clicking on the attachment below
Amanda Hart of Doughty Street Chambers gave a fascinating talk on the issues of discrimination involved in the recent Miriam O'Reilly (ex-Countryfile presenter) case. Amanda Hart was junior counsel for the claimant.
You can view the presentation slides and the judgment in the attached files below.
Peter Reading examined the effect of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in the UK and how practitioners can apply it to their work. In particular the session reviewed the effect of the Lisbon Treaty on the status of the Charter, the recent Court of Justice of the European Union case of NS v Secretary of State for the Home Department on the status of the Charter in the UK, the Achats case on the incompatibility of provisions of the Gender Goods and Services Directive 2004/113/EC with the equality provisions of the Charter, and how the Charter can be applied in discrimination and human rights claims as well as policy work.
The slides from this seminar are available in the attachment below.
Naomi Cunningham of Outer Temple Chambers gave a talk on 25 April 2012 on preparing discrimination cases from a claimant's perspective. See attached file for handout from this talk.