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Case Summaries

This section contains 100’s of professionally prepared case summaries relevant to employment law. They report decisions from the tribunals and courts of the UK and Europe and are updated as important new cases arise.

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Title Case Date
Lewis v Motorworld Garages Ltd CA 1986 01/08/1985
Lupetti v Wren's Old House Ltd 1984 06/12/1983
Lowbey v Lindo 1981 20/10/1981
Larkin v Cambos Enterprises (Stratford) Ltd 1978 04/07/1978
Leeds City Council v Woodhouse - control and influence by a principal are not essential to someone being a "contract worker"
London Metropolitan University v Storfer - opportunity for submissions on contribution
Lipscombe v The Forestry Commission - grievance procedures - Court of Appeal 9.5.07
Lothian & Borders Fire & Rescue Service v Gray - differences between the standard and modified grievance procedures under the 2004 rules
Lyfar v Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust - continuing acts and time limits for discrimination claims - CA 14.11.06
Look Ahead Housing and Care Ltd v Rudder – "band of reasonable responses" test in unfair dismissal claims
Lewes Associates Ltd t/a Guido's Restaurant v Little EAT - doctor's letter did not justify failure to attend tribunal
Live Nation (Venues) UK Ltd v Hussain, Murtagh v Hussain, Newman v Hussain - it is not age discrimination to dismiss an employee suspected of having "ageist tendencies" - EAT 22.10.08
Lords turn down leave in Bainbridge
Leyman v INAMI - Differences in social security laws caused disadvantage for those exercising freedom of movement.
London Borough of Camden v Miah - hypothetical comparators and the burden of proof
Levenes Solicitors v Dalley - tribunal must not decide reasonableness in individual cases simply by comparison with other cases - Court of Appeal 24.1.08
London Borough of Tower Hamlets v Wooster - age discrimination in dismissing employee at age 49 rather than 50+ to avoid extra pension cost
Lattimer v United Kingdom - no sex discrimination in refusal to pay Widow's Pension to a man - ECtHR 24.6.08
Langford v Barking & Dagenham Primary Care Trust - Stay of ET proceedings refused pending civil proceedings
Lonmar Global Risks Limited v West and Others - distinction between "duty of fidelity" and "fiduciary duty"