Clay v Oasis Dental Care Ltd [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Harassment; Unfair Dismissal; Deposit Order


The claimant brought a claim for harassment and dismissalThe harassment related to an email received from her manager containing the phrase: 

‘…we talked about Stockholm Syndrome and the desire to make an abuser like you and how this could be seen with this action.’ 

The basis of it was that the manager had no clinical training and could not diagnose Stockholm SyndromeShe also brought a claim for unfair dismissal although was not within the 2 year qualifying period required in England and Wales. 


The Tribunal was tasked with an application for strike out and an application for a deposit orderThe strike out

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This article is correct at 14/11/2023

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