PGM: The "gig economy" and discrimination: does the law provide sufficient protection? - Tom Linden and Annie Powell - 29 March

Date and time: 
29 March 2017 6:00pm


  • topic: The gig economy and discrimination: does the law provide sufficient protection?
    Tim Linden and Annie Powell look at recent cases on employment status and how they might apply to discrimination claims in the developing "gig economy"
  • speakers: Tom Linden QC of Matrix Chambers (profile) and Annie Powell of Leigh Day Solicitors (profile)
  • time: 6:00pm (talk will last approximately one hour incl. Q&A) to be followed by drinks & nibbles
  • date: Wednesday, 29th March 2017
  • venue: Leigh Day Solicitors
    address: Priory House, 25 St John's Lane, London EC1M 4LB
     here for map
  • CPD: accredited for 1.0 CPD hour 



A portable hearing loop is available.  Please let us know if you are considering attending and wish to make use of these facilities - or if you require some other adjustment.

These meetings are free for members.  Non-members are welcome, though they are asked to pay £20 (or to join!).




There will be remote access to the PGM via Skype.  Skype users will be able to attend the session by conference call by calling “discriminationlawassociation”.

If you don't have a personal Skype account, this can easily be set up for free so members can access the PGM for free via a computer.

The line will be open from just before 6:00pm.  During the Q&A we will relay questions from the conference call to the meeting.

Skype can handle up to 24 people on a conference call.  We will open the conference to the first 23 people who call.