Approaches to Indirect Discrimination

Approaches to Indirect Discrimination

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Course Overview

Indirect discrimination is a less obvious form of discrimination and occurs where the effect of certain requirements, conditions or practices imposed by an employer has an adverse impact disproportionately on a particular group(s).

The 36 Group barrister and lecturer Rachel Coyle will provide viewers with an overview of the new approached to indirect discrimination and will seek to answer the following questions:

·         What is PCP?

·         What is a ‘disadvantage’?

·         What is the most recent case law on indirect discrimination?

·         What is the relevance of statistics?

·         What is individual disadvantage?

·         What is group disadvantage?

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 1 - 1.5 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will have a greater understanding of, and feel confident when advising clients regarding indirect discrimination

What is the target audience?

  • Employment law practitioners


About Instructor - Rachel Coyle

Rachel is a specialist Civil Barrister at The 36 Group and enjoys a thriving practice in general civil and commercial work.

Rachel has been praised for her tenacity, determination and sound, thorough legal knowledge by clients, judges and opponents. She is committed to providing practical advice in a timely manner and pays attention to detail in complex factual and legal matters. Rachel has been described by clients as courteous, very personable and approachable.

Before coming to the Bar and joining 36 Civil, Rachel worked as a Legal and Finance Associate at Seneca Banking Consultants dealing primarily with claims against banks in the pre-litigation stage that engaged in the sale of Interest Rate Hedging products, Fixed Rate Tailored Business Loans, GRGs, Annuities and Currency Swaps. Rachel handled a case load of over 150 clients including premiership footballers, hoteliers, accountants, private residential and commercial landlords, private student halls of residence companies, private hospitals, farmers, car dealerships and private individuals.

Rachel is also direct access qualified.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinar

  • Webinar
  • Notes
    7 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page


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