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Notable Cases | David Stephenson

David Stephenson
David Stephenson

More recently, David acted for the successful claimants in Shields v Chief Constable of Surrey Police (disability discrimination concerning the removal of a firearms license from a police marksman) and Burden v Chief Constable of Hampshire Constabulary (indirect sex discrimination concerning the recruitment and posting criteria applied to the claimant).

  • Pimlico Plumbers v Smith UKEAT/0495/14 – employee status;

  • Adegbole v Marks & Spencer Plc (2013 – unreported);

  • Lalil Singh v Spirita Housing [2012] Eq.L.R. 560 C/A;

  • Piretti v London Borough Enfield [2010] EWCA Civ 1104 – concerning the application of the equality duties contained in section 49A Disability Discrimination Act 1995 to individual decisions made by local housing authorities under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996;

  • Ellijah-Jacobs v South West London & St Georges Mental Health Trust UKEAT/0379/14 – reasonableness of investigation;

  • Ukey v Ministry of Defence UKEAT/0225/14 – race discrimination and burden of proof;

  • Odu-Obi v Interserve FM Ltd UKEAT/0206/13 – victimisation, issue estoppel and abuse of process;

  • Alam v London Probation Trust UKEAT/0016/12 – race discrimination and continuing act;

  • Edwards v London Borough of Sutton UKEAT/0111/12 – new claim by way of amendment;

  • Durrani v London Borough Ealing UKEAT/0454/12 – race discrimination and victimisation/protected act;

  • Chatwal v Wandsworth Borough Council EqLR [2011] 939 EAT – group disadvantage in indirect discrimination;

  • Mahood v Irish Centre Housing Ltd EqLR [2011] 586 EAT – employer’s liability for harassment by an agency worker;

  • Martin v Devonshire Solicitors [2011] I.C.R. 352 EAT – victimisation when features of a protected act can be genuinely and properly severable;

  • Simpson v Endsleigh Insurance Services [2011] I.C.R. 75 EAT – meaning of Regulation 10 (3) MPLR 1999.


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