Supreme Court tasked with setting compulsory retirement precedent – The Lawyer

Posted March 7th, 2011 in age discrimination, news, retirement by sally

“What legitimate social policy could justify retiring a partner or employee?

The Supreme Court will decide after Clarkson Wright & Jakes partner Leslie ­Seldon was given permission to fight his former firm over its decision to retire him at the age of 65.
Seldon argues that his firm was wrong to enact the partnership agreement and retire him because, he claims, it could not justify the action.”

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The Lawyer, 7th March 2011