Adedeji v University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEWCA Civ 23
Legal BodyEngland and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
The claimant, a surgeon, brought an employment claim against the respondent trust on the basis of race discrimination and constructive dismissal. The primary issue was that the claimant had presented his claim three days outside of the three-month time limit and the issue was whether the Judge should have used their discretion to allow an extension on just and equitable grounds. The extension had been refused by the Tribunal and the EAT and it was appealed to the Court of Appeal (click here for a reveiw of the earlier EAT decision).
The claimant notified ACAS of his intention to initiate conciliation as a result of allegations that had been made in relation to his
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