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Charlotte Davies successfully resists application to reinstate claim against First South West Ltd

29th August 2017

Exeter Employment Tribunal sitting at Plymouth Magistrates Court dismissed an application by an ex-employee of First South West Ltd to reinstate his claim for race discrimination under Rule 38(2). The Claimant, a Polish national, had issued proceedings claiming unfair dismissal, indirect and direct race discrimination, and harassment.  The claim for unfair dismissal had already been dis…

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Fundamental Dishonesty finding in PI claim against JD Wetherspoon Plc

25th August 2017

Charlotte Davies successfully acted for JD Wetherspoon Plc in a claim brought by an ex-employee for personal injuries arising out of an alleged incident involving lifting a rubbish bag into a bin. The Claimant claimed to have ongoing symptoms almost three years post accident.   The Claimant was found to have "grossly exaggerated" the weight of the bag, having provided ans…

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Andrew Willetts' recent article titled 'Red Lines'

10th July 2017

Andrew Willetts writes for the June edition of the STEP Trust Quarterly Review on the subject of trust disclosure. In an article entitled ‘Red Lines’ Andrew examines the recent Court of Appeal decision in Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing LLP [2017] EWCA Civ 74. Dawson-Damer concerns the conflicting approaches to disclosure under general trust law, which preserves the trustees right of non…

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