Robinson v Bowskill & Ors (p/a Fairrhill Medical Practice) [2013] UKEAT 0313_12_2011

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability discrimination; Unfair Dismissal; Date of Termination

The Appellant appealed against a decision that her claim of Unfair Dismissal and a disability discrimination claim had been brought out of time. The effective date of termination was 7 July, the date the termination was communicated to her, and the Judge held that it was reasonably practicable for the Appellant to bring the claim in time.

With regards to the disability discrimination claim, the judge held that that it also had been presented out of time and that there was no satisfactory explanation as to the lateness. The Appellant submitted that the judge had erred in deciding against her as he had failed to take into account that the delay was caused by her solicitor and not her. The

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This article is correct at 29/11/2015

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