HCR Law Events

11 June 2021

Judgment in Forstater v CDG; competing rights under anti-discrimination law

Every so often a case comes along that highlights the difficulty of balancing competing rights under anti-discrimination legislation. Maya Forstater lost her position at CGD after expressing the view, via Twitter, “that sex is immutable and not to be conflated with gender identity”.

She lost her subsequent claim in the Employment Tribunal resoundingly. Her victory in the Employment Appeals Tribunal, which HCR Hewitsons Employment Partner Nicholas Hall describes in this article might not be the end of this complex legal battle.


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Michael Stokes, Partner, Head of Employment and Immigration Team

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