Reversal of Burden of Proof in Discrimination Cases

In invaluable insigh into how the employment tribunal approaches discrimination cases

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Course Overview

This course offers a practical discussion of how the employment tribunal approaches discrimination cases; barrister Alastair Hodge of 5 Essex Court will explore the wording of Section 136 of the Equality Act 2010, the starting point in such matters and will progress to examine the Barton Guidance, as approved by the Court of Appeal in Igen v. Wong.

During this 30-minute session, consideration will be given to post-Igen developments and the practical consequences of the reversal of burden of proof in discrimination cases.

In addition, Alastair will discuss practical examples of how the burden of proof is dealt with by employment tribunals, providing viewers with an invaluable insight into this 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:
  • • Be aware of the current position in terms of how employment tribunals approach discrimination cases
  • • Feel more confident when handling discrimination cases

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
    11 Page


  • Quiz


  • Price
  • £ 70