Autumn events - Manchester "Discrimination Update" 15 November and Birmingham "Indirect Discrimination 5 December

Date and time: 
18 October 2018 1:24pm

These events are free of-charge for DLA members - non-members are asked to pay a small charge or join 




  • date: Thursday, 15 November 2018
  • venueGarden Court North Chamber Manchester
    3rd Floor, Blackfriars House, Parsonage, Manchester M3 2JA
  • registration: 5:30pm
  • start: 6:00pm (followed by drinks and nibbles)
  • introduction: Nazia Khan of Slater and Gordon Lawyers Manchester
  • speakers: Ewan Devine-Kennedy and Tom Royston, Barrister at GCN Chambers
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Ewan Devine-Kennedy - Principle Research - will be talking about the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s recently published three-yearly review of the state of equality and human rights in Great Britain; Is Britain Fairer? 2018


Tom Royston will talk on ‘Widows and wedding cakes’: two 2018 Supreme Court cases on discrimination law, international law rights and changing social mores.





  • date: Wednesday, 5 December 2018
  • venueSlater and Gordon's solicitors, Birmingham office
    2 Cornwall St, 4th Floor, Cornerblock, Birmingham B3 2DL
  • registration: 17:15
  • time: 17:45 (followed by drinks and nibbles)
  • topic: Indirect Discrimination: How to succeed - Update, Top Tips and Tactics
  • speakers: Charles Crow (No5 Chambers)
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Charles specialises in all aspects of employment law, acting for both Respondents and Claimants at hearings and in an advisory capacity. He has particular experience in the areas of: unfair dismissal, including redundancy; discrimination; TUPE; and contractual claims. 



Indirect discrimination is often a misunderstood area and perhaps an under-utilised area of complaint.

The seminar will provide a helpful update on the law in this field and will provide a unique opportunity to work through the most effective ways in which to litigate indirect discrimination complaints. Expert tips and ideas will be shared throughout the seminar.



17:15 - 17:45

Registration, drinks and nibbles

17:45 - 18:10

Indirect Discrimination Update

18:10 - 19:00

Interactive workshop on how best to litigate indirect discrimination complaints