Pipe v Coventry University Higher Education Corp [2024]

  • Decision Number
    Civ 191
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discrimination and Equality
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Promotions


The claimant was a Grade 6 lecturer at the respondent UniversityHe wished to be promoted to Grade 7The claimant suffered from ADHD and sleep disorderBetween 2017 and 2019 the claimant was unsuccessful in his three applications for promotion.   The claimant asked, outside of the normal process, to be promoted as a reasonable adjustment based upon his disabilitiesThis was rejected and he resigned making several claims.  


The Tribunal, at first instance, rejected the claimant’s caseIt held that the argument that there should be an alternative assessment process (for promotion) and a new teaching

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This article is correct at 20/03/2024

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