Zaiwalla & Co and another v Walia [2002] IRLR 697 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Aggravated damages: Aggravated damages award based on employer's conduct of defence

    9 December 2002

    In Zaiwalla & Co and another v Walia the EAT holds that an employment tribunal which upheld an employee's complaint of sex discrimination was entitled to award aggravated damages of £7,500 to reflect the fact that the employer conducted its defence of the tribunal proceedings in a manner deliberately designed to be intimidatory and threatening, and to cause the maximum distress to the employee.

  • Aggravated damages for misconduct in defending case

    1 November 2002

    In Zaiwalla & Co v Walia (24 July 2002), the EAT rules that aggravated damages can be awarded by reference to an employer's conduct in defending a discrimination case.

  • On appeal

    15 October 2002

    Continuing our series on the implications of recent significant cases, Chris Middleton of Kemp Little's employment group looks at the issues surrounding some employment-related disputes.