Bivonas LLP and other v Bennett EAT/0254/11
Reports relating to this case:
Sexual orientation discrimination: Homophobic comments discovered in archived case file were discriminatory
- 21 August 2012
In Bivonas LLP and other v Bennett EAT/0254/11, the EAT held that an employment tribunal was entitled to find that “offensive and insulting” homophobic comments in a written memorandum plainly constituted a detriment to the gay lawyer who was the subject of the comments.
- 6 February 2012
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the employment tribunal was entitled to find that a gay barrister was discriminated against when he discovered a memorandum that made derogatory comments about his sexual orientation.