Barbara has a board employment law practice, appearing on behalf of both employees and employers.
Key areas of practice include:
- Equality and discrimination
- Unfair and wrongful dismissal
- Redundancy and business reorganisations
- Holiday pay claims
- Equal pay and the National Minimum Wage
- TUPE transfers
- Breach of contract and restrictive covenants
Related Cases of Interest
Dr R Mangalore v London School of Economics and Political Science, UKEAT/0233/13/RN, 1 November 2013. Victimisation discrimination, tribunal misdirecting itself.
Mrs Y Evbenata v South West London and St George’s Mental Health Trust  ICR 483. Unfair dismissal, Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006.
Mr R Hussain v Jurys Inn Group UKEAT/0283/15/JOJ, 3 February 2016. Race discrimination, substitution, unfair dismissal.
Ahir v British Airways UKEAT/0014/16/RN, 15 April 2016. Unfair dismissal, victimisation, striking out.
News & Resources
The EAT (Slade J) held the Employment Tribunal erred in deciding that it was not just and equitable to extend the three-month time for bringing a claim under the Part-time Works (Prevention of Less Favourable) Treatment Regulations 2000.29th March 2018 Read more
Sections 47B(1A) and 48(1A) Employment Rights Act 1996 gives a right to a worker to bring a whistleblowing claim against a co-worker who has subjected her to a detriment because she has made a protected disclosure – provided territorial jurisdiction is made out.2nd February 2018 Read more
In Efobi v Royal Mail Group Limited UKEAT/0203/16/DA, 10 August 2017, Laing J, the EAT has handed down an important decision on Section 136 Equality Act 2010 (‘EqA’),1st September 2017 Read more
Section 124(6) of the Equality Act 2010 (‘the Act’) provides that discrimination awards in the employment tribunal correspond to awards which could be awarded by a county court under Section 119 of the Act.27th July 2017 Read more
R (on the application of UNISON) (Appellant) v Lord Chancellor (Respondent)26th July 2017 Read more
In Essop v Home Office and Naeem v Secretary of State for Justice, the Supreme Court has handed down two important decisions on the scope of indirect discrimination.26th April 2017 Read more
In Case C-157/15 Achbita v G4S Secure Solutions NV, a Belgian reference, and Case C-188/15 Bougnaoui v Micropole SA, a French reference (14 March 2017) , the European Court of Justice (‘ECJ’) has considered headscarf bans in the workplace.22nd March 2017 Read more