Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 04 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2017] UKSC 71
Court: Supreme Court

Lady Hale, Lord Mance, Lord Kerr, Lord Wilson, Lord Hughes SCJJ

Representation John Bowers QC and Ivan Hare QC (instructed by GMC Legal) for the GMC.
  William Edis QC and Adam Ohringer (instructed by RadcliffesLe Brasseur) for M.
  Catherine Callaghan for the Solicitors Regulation Authority/Intervener.
  Adam Solomon (instructed by Fieldfisher) for the General Pharmaceutical Council/Intervener.
  Robin Allen QC (instructed by the Equality and Human Rights Commission) for the Equality and Human Rights Commission/Intervener.
Judgment Dates: 1 November 2017


Employment Tribunal - Jurisdiction - Statutory basis of jurisdiction

The Case

Employment Tribunal Jurisdiction. The availability of judicial review proceedings in respect of decisions or actions of the General Medical Council did not exclude the jurisdiction of the Employment Tribunal (the tribunal) by virtue of of the Equality Act 2010. The Supreme Court so held in upholding a decision of the Court of Appeal, Civil Division and remitting the respondent doctor's case.

Practice Areas

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