Garrod v Riverstone Management Ltd [2022

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 177
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Grievance and Dispute Resolution
Issues covered: Privilege; Settlements

The claimant returned from maternity leave and three months later informed her manager that she was pregnant again.  Following on from that the claimant submitted a grievance alleging discrimination on the grounds of her maternity as well as bullying and harassment. An outside employment law adviser met with the claimant and her husband.  The respondent had stated they would pay for a legal adviser to attend the grievance on behalf of the claimant but this was refused.  

At the grievance meeting the external adviser asked for a without prejudice conversation and he assumed that she knew what that meant considering that she had a law degree.  The external adviser

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This article is correct at 21/12/2022

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