|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 122 (Apr)|
|Neutral Citation:|| UKSC 15|
Lord Hope DP, Lady Hale, Lord Brown, Lord Mance and Lord Kerr SCJJ
|Representation||Robin Allen QC and Declan O'Dempsey (instructed by McCormicks, Harrogate) for the employee.|
|Clive Lewis QC and David N Jones (instructed by the Force Solicitor, West Yorkshire Police) for the employer.|
|Judgment Dates:||25 April 2012|
Employment - Age discrimination - Contract of service - Age discrimination - Employer introducing career structure with three thresholds - Third threshold requiring employee to have law degree - Employee not having relevant qualification - Employee not able to undertake qualification because of planned retirement - Employment Tribunal finding employee placed at particular disadvantage - Employment Appeal Tribunal reversing decision and finding if indirect discrimination had existed it was not objectively justified - Court of Appeal upholding that decision - Both parties appealing - Whether introduction and application of law degree provision putting employee and others in age group at particular disadvantage - Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006, .