Bennett v Southwark London Borough Council [2002] IRLR 407 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Practice and procedure: Representative should have been given opportunity to withdraw offensive remarks

    22 July 2002

    An employment tribunal should not have discharged itself from further participation in a race discrimination case after the complainant's black lay representative remarked, with no justification, that if he were a white barrister his application for an adjournment would not have been rejected, the Court of Appeal holds in Bennett v London Borough of Southwark.

  • Case digest

    1 April 2002

    Hilary Slater, consultant with Cobbetts solicitors, provides a round-up of decisions on discrimination.