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Changez Khan successfully represents an employee in a racial discrimination and spying case against luxury brand owner, Richemont (UK) Ltd

Published: 07/11/2018 | Employment, News

Changez Khan and Amanda Hodgson (Solicitor) of Fletcher Day Ltd successfully represented an employee in her claims for race discrimination against the luxury brand owner, Richemont (UK) Ltd. The case was heard at the Central London Employment Tribunal. The trial lasted two and a half weeks and the employer called 15 witnesses. Claims of direct […]

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Howard Cohen succeeds at the Court of Appeal in Ogiehor v Belinfantie [2018] EWCA Civ 2423

Published: 07/11/2018 | News, Personal Injury

Howard Cohen successfully defended an appeal against a Claimant/Appellant acting in person before the Court of Appeal in October 2018. Background The Claimant’s claim for damages of £225,000 arose from a road traffic accident that occurred on 18th March 2011. Although liability was admitted, causation and quantum were heavily disputed. The Defendant accepted that the […]

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Employment Update by Tom Emslie Smith – Causation, Comparison and Disability Discrimination

Published: 06/11/2018 | Employment, Newsletters

By Tom Emslie-Smith Sheikholeslami v The University of Edinburgh UKEATS/0014/17/JW When preparing any disability discrimination case, it is important to think carefully about what the Claimant is – and isn’t – required to show in terms of causation. In Sheikholeslami v University of Edinburgh UKEATS/0014/17/JW, the Scottish EAT underlined the importance of avoiding a “one […]

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Personal Injury Newsletter – August 2018 – Travel Edition

Published: 14/08/2018 | Newsletters, Personal Injury

Welcome to this edition of the Farrar’s Building Personal Injury newsletter. This month’s edition, in keeping with the time of year, is a travel law edition. In this edition, Andrew Arentsen provides us with his analysis of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Philip James Clay v TUI (UK) Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 117. Our […]

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Fundamental dishonesty and discontinued claims – When will Courts hear applications for FD following discontinuance? by Howard Cohen

Published: 25/06/2018 | News, Personal Injury

Introduction 1. Eagle-eyed followers of the Farrar’s Building website may recall a report I filed just last month concerning a finding of fundamental dishonesty (FD) I obtained against a Claimant carer who had discontinued her claim for personal injury against the Defendant (her employer and a multiple sclerosis sufferer) just 3 days prior to trial. The […]

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Rajiv Bhatt successfully defends claim for unfair and wrongful dismissal

Published: 01/06/2018 | Employment, News

Rajiv Bhatt represented Hippdrome Casino in the case of Ventura Perez v Hippodrome Casino Limited. Mr Perez Ventura was employed as a Head Bartender at the Casino. In March last year he was offered a tip by customers. Instead of placing the tip in the jar to be distributed to the rest of the bar […]

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Personal Injury Newsletter – May 2018

Published: 22/05/2018 | Personal Injury

Welcome to this edition of the Farrar’s Building PI newsletter, a fully GDPR compliant newsletter ahead of the dreaded 25th May implementation date. No doubt all our readers will have been scratching their heads and chewing their nails over the last few months (or possibly just weeks or days) at the complexity of the regulations […]

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Howard Cohen succeeds in establishing fundamental dishonesty against Claimant carer

Published: 17/05/2018 | News, Personal Injury

Howard Cohen recently won an application seeking a finding of fundamental dishonesty in order to enforce costs against a Defendant, following the Claimant’s discontinuance of her claim against her, just 3 days before trial was due to commence. The Claimant, Mrs. L, was a friend and paid carer for the Defendant, Mrs. D, who suffered […]

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