× Hello, this site is currently undergoing improvements. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Ayodele v Citylink Ltd & anor [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EWCA Civ 1913
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: s.136 Equality Act 2010; Burden of Proof; Prima Facie Case; Shift of Burden

The Court of Appeal has held the burden of proof showing a prima facie case of discrimination under s.136 Equality Act 2010 in GB remains on the claimant.

The claimant originated from Nigeria. He brought several claims before the Tribunal including a claim of race discrimination. The Tribunal held the claimant failed to establish a prima facie case and therefore the burden of proof had not transferred to the respondent.

The EAT dismissed his appeal. The claimant brought a new ground of appeal before the Court of Appeal stating the Tribunal had made a significant error in applying the burden

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, start your free trial today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.

Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe

24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues

Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law

Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from Maxine Orr, Partner at Worthingtons Solicitors

Already a subscriber, now or Start my free trial today

This article is correct at 30/11/2017
Disclaimer:

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Legal-Island
Legal-Island

The main content of this article was provided by Legal-Island. Contact telephone number is 028 9446 3888 / 01 401 3874 or email scott@legal-island.com

View all articles by Legal-Island