Discrimination



Woman denied social housing because she was not an Orthodox Jew fails in Supreme Court appeal

A woman who was unable to obtain social housing because she was not a member of the Orthodox Jewish community has failed in her appeal to the Supreme Court, made on the basis she suffered unlawful direct discrimination on grounds of race or religion or ethnic origin.

Published 19 October 2020

England: Sexual orientation discrimination cases rise 165 per cent in five years

Sexual orientation discrimination cases have increased 165 per cent since 2015, according to new data from compliance training specialist DeltaNet International and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).

Published 13 October 2020

England: Most women lawyers ‘have experienced inappropriate comments’ from men

Some 58 per cent of women in the legal profession say they or women they work with have experienced inappropriate comments from male colleagues relating to their gender, new research has found.

Published 17 February 2020

England: Barristers’ chambers defends unfair dismissal case

A barristers' chambers has defended an unfair dismissal case brought by a former tenant, The Times reports.

Published 17 October 2019