Disability Discrimination

16 November 2011

Sara Ibrahim acted for the Respondent in a 9 day disability discrimination claim including direct and indirect discrimination. The focus was on reasonable adjustments and if the employer ought to have sent all available vacancies to the Claimant without further explanation given that he was suffering from severe depression. His claim for compensation included 2 years loss of earnings & injury to feeling valued by the Claimant’s Counsel at £18,000. A final award of £4,000 was made for the Claimant which represented a significant reduction in the liability faced by the Respondent.