Iourin v University of Oxford [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 108
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Sex Discrimination


The claimant has been employed by the respondent since 1994 as a postdoctoral research scientist.  The issues arose in relation to the relationship that the claimant had with another colleague, Ms. A.   They had a good professional working relationship until 2016.  In April 2016, Ms A submitted a grievance stating that the claimant sexually harassed her. This related to leaving a note a gift on her desk as well as an alleged incident taking place in the claimant’s car.

The grievance was not upheld and Ms A appealed.  The claimant issued his own grievance at the same time.  The claimant’s grievance related to the request that he work away from the

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This article is correct at 06/09/2023

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