FS Cairo (Nile Plaza) LLC -v- Brownlie (as dependent and executrix of Profession Sir Ian Brownlie CBE, QC) (2021) UKSC 45
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FS Cairo (Nile Plaza) LLC -v- Brownlie (as dependent and executrix of Profession Sir Ian Brownlie CBE, QC) (2021) UKSC 45

Conflict of laws Service outside jurisdiction Forum shopping Justices Lord Reed (President), Lord Lloyd-Jones, Lord Briggs, Lord Leggatt, Lord Burrows. Background In January 2010, Lady Brownlie and her husband, Sir Ian Brownlie QC, were on holiday in Egypt. They stayed at the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza. On 3 January 2010, they went…

Stuart Delivery Limited -v- Augustine (2021) EWCA Civ 1514
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Stuart Delivery Limited -v- Augustine (2021) EWCA Civ 1514

Employment Status Right of Substitution Who is a worker? The Court of Appeal in Stuart Delivery Limited -v- Augustine (2021) EWCA Civ 1514 reaffirms its position in earlier cases that a limited right of substitution is not inconsistent with the duty to personal services personally, in upholding an employment tribunal’s decision that a courier driver…

Royal Mail Group Limited -v- Efobi (2021)UKSC 33
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Royal Mail Group Limited -v- Efobi (2021)UKSC 33

Race Discrimination  Burden of proof.  Justices Lord Hodge (Deputy President), Lord Briggs, Lady Arden, Lord Hamblen, Lord Leggatt Background to the Appeal This appeal raises two questions of law: (i) whether a change in the wording of equality legislation has altered the burden of proof in employment discrimination cases and (ii) when a tribunal may…