Douglas Leach successfully resists second appeal in Griffiths v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions – November 2015


The Court of Appeal yesterday handed down its judgment in Griffiths v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2015] EWCA (Civ) 1265, dismissing Ms Griffiths’ appeal from the judgment of the EAT ([2014] EqLR 545), which had in turn dismissed an appeal against the judgment of the Employment Tribunal. The Tribunal had rejected her claim of disability discrimination in the form of a failure to make reasonable adjustments in respect of her disability-related absence. Douglas appeared alone for the Secretary of State in the Tribunal, EAT and Court of Appeal.

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