7th November 2019

The Employment Team of the Year Mock Tribunal

Blackadders Employment Team of the Year held free Mock Tribunals across Scotland.

Employment Team of the Year Mock Tribunal

The Blackadders Employment Team created a fake case about Kasia, an employee of Millars’ Mince Company who had lodged a claim on the basis of discrimination after seeing an ill-judged Facebook post shared by colleague Donna. Donna’s post said “Vegans are new-age travellers. Share if you want this fad to be over” and included a picture of a woman hugging a tree. As a Vegan, Kasia is outraged and has lodged a claim for discrimination against Millars’ Mince Company.

During the Mock Tribunal the Employment Team covered questions about the case such as:
Does being a vegan amount to a protected characteristic?
Can Millars’ Mince be held liable for Donna’s post?
Will Kasia’s claim be successful at tribunal?

Duncan Milne represented Kasia.
Jack Boyle represented Millars’ Mince Company.
EJ Meiklejohn/Reynolds/Allison was presiding.




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