Discerning disability discrimination claims

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Disability discrimination can be an extremely complex area of law. As the EAT has stated when assessing disability discrimination claims, the Equality Act “demands an intense focus….on the words of the statute”.

Simon McCrossan of Clerksroom helps participants understand the underlying legal principles from case law and statutory guidance that comprise the ‘word by word’ definition of disability and the various types of claims that might be advanced in different situations.

Learning objectives:

Understand the underlying principles in this complex area, viewers can improve their confidence in understanding and handling litigation in this area.


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Simon McCrossan

Barrister • Clerksroom Chambers

Simon specialises in employment disputes. He holds a specialist LL.M in Employment Law (Distinction) and estimates that he has advised on hundreds of unfair dismissal and discrimination matters alone for large panel insurers. Simon contributes towards national employment law newsletters and has lectured in this area upon the UK’s largest LL.B programme. Prior to the bar, Simon worked as a senior teacher (11-18).

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