Rothschild Asset Management Ltd v Ako [2002] IRLR 348 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Cause of action estoppel: Reason for withdrawal relevant to question of estoppel

    Date:
    1 April 2002

    In Rothschild Asset Management Ltd v Ako, the Court of Appeal holds that cause of action estoppel did not arise to bar an employee commencing a further complaint of unfair dismissal and race discrimination when her previous application had been dismissed upon withdrawal in circumstances which were, in effect, a discontinuance of those previous proceedings rather than an abandonment of those earlier claims.

  • Cases in brief: dismissal, waiver clauses and tribunal procedure

    Date:
    1 April 2002

    A round up of recent cases, covering pregnancy dismissals, waiver clauses in fixed-term contracts and tribunal procedure.

  • Case digest

    Date:
    1 April 2002

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

  • On appeal

    Date:
    26 March 2002

    Continuing our regular series on the implications of recent significant cases. Gareth Brahams, senior solicitor at Lewis Silkin, looks at the issues.