How Much Is it Worth - A Realistic Approach to Quantum

Employment Law: How Much Is it Worth – A Realistic Approach to Quantum


In this free 1 hour webinar, Richard O’Dair and Simon Harding of The 36 Group will assist delegates, whether Claimant or Respondent, in coming to a realistic assessment of how much a claim is worth.

  • The Context: Litigation and Negotiation;
  • Form and content of Counter Schedule of Loss/Without Prejudice Schedules of Loss;
  • Timing of offers to settle;
  • Incidence and effect of legal costs on quantum;
  • Effect of conduct discovered or taking place after dismissal;
  • How to reduce a claimant’s net monthly loss to less than the figure on the pay slip;
  • Significance and effect of the statutory cap;
  • Top Tips for Dealing with Mitigation including:
    • Taking Proper Account of Tax Liabilities;
    • Range, effect and differences of procedural and substantive discounts under Polkey –and- A E Dayton Services Limited [1998] ICR 142 and Chagger v Abbey National plc and another [2009] EWCA Civ 1202 CA;
    • Discounting value of claim for liability: the importance of multiple discounts;
    • Claims by claimants with pre-existing health vulnerabilities;
    • Dealing with pension claims;
    • Claims for injury to feelings.

Target Audience

This webinar is aimed at legal practitioners and those working with them.

Date and Time

This webinar will be held on Tuesday 1 June 2021 at 1pm.

Recording & Registration

After the event, we will provide details of how to view the recording and slides to everyone that registers for this free webinar.


Richard O’Dair | The 36 Group

Richard O’Dair specialises in employment law and Human Rights, representing both employers and employees.  He has appeared in a number of important cases including the case of Seldon v CJW in in the Supreme Court [2012] and more recently cases about freedom of religion in the workplace and a case about a whistle-blower in an NHS Trust where the damages claimed were over £1 million.

Simon Harding | The 36 Group

Simon has extensive experience in representing for both employers and employees in the Employment Tribunal and above. He has undertaken extensive work in cases both for and against solicitors and firms of solicitors in both county court and employment trials.  He has also extensive experience in all issues of immigration and asylum law.

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