Sex discrimination and the City

Dowell, Katy
May 2013
Lawyer (Online Edition);5/28/2013, p22
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the discussions related to the sex discrimination at workplace in London, England. It offers information in the former trainee, Katie Tantum who launched a discrimination case against Travers Smith LLP. It mentions that the Central London Employment Tribunal upheld the claims related to permanent jobs in corporate.


Related Articles

  • Maternity ruling blow for Trovers.  // Lawyer;5/27/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p7 

    The article focuses on the ruling against the law firm Travers Smith brought by former attorney trainee Katie Tantum for pregnancy discrimination and the firm's pledge to make a commitment to diversity through discrimination training programs.

  • Travers Smith settles in pregnancy discrimination case.  // Lawyer;6/10/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 24, p6 

    The article focuses on the law firm Travers Smith and its financial settlement with Katie Tantum, a former employee that brought a pregnancy discrimination suit against the law firm after she was not offered a permanent job in the firm's property unit.

  • Travers to promote firm-wide diversity week in wake of pregnancy discrimination ruling. Dowell, Katy // Lawyer (Online Edition);5/28/2013, p16 

    The article reports that Travers Smith LLP is planning to review its training contract programme and seek partners to take part in the Diversity Week focused on Employment Tribunal ruling against the company in Great Britain. It offers information on the unfair dismissal of claims and pregnancy...

  • Don't take mother in law lightly.  // Lawyer (Online Edition);5/28/2013, p31 

    The article presents author's opinion on the case of employee maternity discrimination at Travers Smith LLP in Great Britain. It mentions that Katie Tantum, employee was not offered permanent position and claimed unfair dismissal over her maternity. It focuses on the lack of awareness related to...

  • Tribunal rules against Travers in pregnancy discrimination case. Harris, Joanne // Lawyer (Online Edition);5/17/2013, p1 

    The article reports that Travers Smith LLP has lost a discrimination case brought against it by former trainee Katie Tantum. Tantum claimed that she was not given a permanent job because of her pregnancy. The London Central Employment Tribunal found that Tantum's pregnancy, discovered during the...

  • Travers 'discriminated against pregnant trainee', tribunal hears. Freedman, Joshua // Lawyer (Online Edition);2/15/2013, p22 

    The article reports on the complaint by Travers Smith LLP trainee Katie Tantum claiming that the firm discriminated her by not granting her a permanent job as a lawyer because she is pregnant. She makes specific allegations in her witness statement about the way managing partner Andrew Lilley...

  • Don't take mother in law lightly. Bowtell, Harriet // Lawyer;5/27/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p9 

    The article focuses on Katie Tantum, an attorney that successfully won a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against the law firm Travers Smith. Topics include Tantum's claim of unfair dismissal due to her pregnancy, workplace attitudes toward working mothers, and the lack of awareness at British...

  • Travers and ex-trainee reach financial settlement on pregnancy discrimination case. Freedman, Joshua // Lawyer (Online Edition);6/6/2013, p6 

    The article reports that Great Britain-based law firm Travers Smith LLP has achieved a financial settlement with former former trainee Katie Tantum. It is inferred that Tantum has won a high-profile pregnancy discrimination case against the law firm, as determined by the London Central...

  • The top stories of 2013: Going bust, barrister hotties and one monster cruise liner. Ames, Jonathan // Lawyer (Online Edition);12/23/2013, p5 

    The article discusses various issues related to law firms in Great Britain during 2013. Manchester, England-based law firm Cobbetts LLP announced in January 2013 that it was headed for administration and looking for buyers. Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) laid off nearly 100 lawyers...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics