EAT strikes out discrimination claims based solely on replacement's race and sex
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Community Law Clinic Solicitors Ltd and others v Methuen EAT/0024/11 (0 other reports)
This EAT decision makes clear that employment tribunals must err on the side of caution in striking out claims, in acknowledgment of the leading authority of Anyanwu and another v South Bank Students’ Union and South Bank University  IRLR 305 HL.
discrimination | strike out | reasonable prospects of success
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a claimant does not establish an inference of discrimination simply by showing that he or she has been dismissed and replaced by another person whose protected characteristics are different from his or her own characteristics.