Case Round-Up: October 2012
In this month’s round-up, Mark Shulman consultant solicitor with Keystone Law looks at whether members of an LLP have worker status and also reviews recent cases in relation to whistleblowing compensation and how costs applications should be handled.
Casqueiro (In a matter of wasted costs) v Barclays Bank PLC UKEAT/0085/12/MAA
Appeal against a wasted costs order made against the claimant’s representative after unsuccessful claims of unfair dismissal and disability discrimination. Appeal allowed in part.
Jackson v Cambridgeshire County Council & Ors UKEAT/0402/09/JOJ
Appeal against a wasted costs order made against the representative of the claimant where the respondent claimed that he was acting for the claimant in pursuit of profit. Appeal allowed.
Godfrey Morgan Solicitors Ltd v Cobalt Systems Ltd UKEAT/0608/10/LA
Appeal against a wasted costs order made against the claimant’s solicitors. Appeal dismissed.