Galo (Patrick) v Bombardier Aerospace UK 2016 NICA 25

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    NICA 25
  • Legal Body
    NI Court of Appeal (NICA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Asperger's Syndrome; Reasonable Adjustments; Tribunal Practice and Procedure

The Court of Appeal has given judgement in the case of Galo (Patrick) v Bombardier Aerospace UK 2016 NICA 25, holding that a Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal did not provide a fair hearing to a Claimant who suffered from Asperger’s Syndrome by failing to properly take account of his disability and his medical evidence in circumstances where he was a litigant in person.

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This article is correct at 08/07/2016

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