World renowned doctor wins landmark race discrimination claim against the General Medical Council


The Reading Employment Tribunal has upheld the claim of Consultant Urologist Mr Karim that he was subject to race discrimination by the GMC. Mr Karim is mixed race, Black African/European and is a Muslim.

Mr Karim, Consultant Urologist

This is a landmark decision. It is the first time that a race discrimination claim has succeeded in the Employment Tribunal against the GMC, the medical regulatory body for Doctors.

Shazia Khan, Founding Partner at Cole Khan Solicitors LLP, has represented Mr Karim since 2018.  Mr Karim was represented at the Employment Tribunal by Karon Monaghan QC of Matrix Chambers.

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