Compensation in Discrimination Cases

Guidance on how to calculate compensation in discrimination cases

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Course Overview

Whether you act on behalf of a claimant or the respondent in respect of a discrimination matter, this 30-minute session will equip you with the knowledge required to assess the amount of the compensation that an employer may need to pay a claimant employee in the event that they are successful with their claim.

During this session barrister Alastair Hodge of 5 Essex Court will discuss the types of discrimination cases which the employment tribunal deal with, which Alastair broadly divides into two categories; ‘pure’ discrimination claims were the only compensation awarded is in respect of hurt feelings experienced by the claimant and the more common discrimination claims which have a dismissal element.

Finally, Alastair will offer guidance on preparing a schedule of loss and a counter schedule of loss, making this course invaluable for practitioners who would like to improve their ability in this important area of employment law.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar, review the supporting documentation and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Understand the different types of discrimination cases which can be dealt with by the employment tribunal
  • • Feel more confident when assessing the amount of compensation which an employer may be liable to pay, should the claim be successful
  • • Have received practical guidance regarding how to prepare a schedule and counter schedule of loss

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for trainee and qualified employment law practitioners


About Instructor - Alastair Hodge

Alastair is a practising barrister at 5 Essex Court who specialises in all aspects of Employment & Education Law. Called in 1997, Alastair is also a Senior Advocacy Trainer for the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple and has spent many years teaching students, pupils, junior practitioners and QC's the art of advocacy, both nationally and internationally. In 2014 he was appointed a Master of the Bench and in 2016 was appointed an Honorary Professor at Nottingham Law School. He is also an experienced after dinner speaker, comedian and mimic, and is renowned for his entertaining presentational style.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Slides
    12 Page


  • Quiz


  • Price
  • £ 70