Monthly Archives: November 2016

Rajiv Bhatt lectures on Disability Discrimination at Cardiff University’s ‘Disability Talking’ event

Published: 28/11/2016 | News

Rajiv Bhatt and Jenna Ide of Thomas Mansfield Solicitors gave a lecture at Cardiff University on disability discrimination.  The lecture was delivered at the University’s ‘Disability Talking’ event which was part of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Festival of Social Sciences 2016. The event launched a short film which consisted of first hand accounts […]

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Christopher Quinlan QC appointed World Rugby Judicial Panel Chairman

Published: 25/11/2016 | News

Christopher Quinlan QC has been appointed as the World Rugby Judicial Panel Independent Chairman. He will take up the position on 1st January 2017 and he will be responsible for the appointment and management of World Rugby’s Judicial Committees and judicial officers, including Rugby World Cup, for which Quinlan himself has served as judicial officer […]

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Changez Khan is successful for the Claimant in a 7-day disability discrimination trial

Published: 08/11/2016 | News

Changez Khan acted successfully  for the Claimant in a 7-day trial on disability discrimination (heard at Central London Employment Tribunal). The Claimant was diagnosed with stress, anxiety and depression. This was exacerbated by an excessive workload and personal issues with his line manager. Amongst other things, it was alleged his line manager made repeated sexual […]

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Geoffrey Williams QC wins ACCA Appeal

Published: 07/11/2016 | News

Geoffrey Williams QC recently represented Mr AT, an accountant in an ACCA appeal (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).  The accountant was deprived of his audit license by a Committee of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) after a contested hearing. A written application for permission to appeal was refused by a Chairman on the […]

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James Pretsell successfully represented the Defendant in an application to rely on surveillance evidence in the High Court

Published: 02/11/2016 | News

James Pretsell acted for the defendant in the case of Stewart v Kelly, where it was held a claimant had had no principled reason to object to the admission of video surveillance evidence served by the defendant. Facts The case concerned a personal injury claim in which the defendant had admitted liability for the accident […]

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