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Good morning, thank you for contacting Just Answer my name is***** am a solicitor and I will be assisting you today. I am sorry to hear about your circumstances, can you clarify your question so that I can best advise you?
Thank you for the clarification, the starting point to note is that a pub landlord is not obliged to serve anyone who comes into the pub. However a landlord cannot discriminate against a person, for example on the grounds of their ethnicity.
From the information provided it would appear very difficult to establish a claim for discrimination as the landlord simply stated that he believed you had been in the pub before and caused trouble and he has the right not to serve you. The landlord is not required to then review his C.C.T.V. footage to see is their assumption is correct.
The landlord did not imply or say that he was refusing to serve you as you were from a travelling background, therefore it would be very difficult to demonstrate you have been discriminated against.
Do you have any folllow up questions?
I am sorry to hear about your circumstances, in all honesty I think you will have great difficulty in succeeding in a discrimination claim with the evidence you have. It is likely that the landlord will state that he refused to serve you simply because he believed you had caused trouble before and not on any discriminatory grounds.
Thank you so this would defeat your claim for discrimination of establishing discrimination if your sons and father-in-law identify as travellers as he served them in the first place.
As I said right at the start, there is no obligation on a landlord to serve any persons, a pub (although short for public house) is in fact private there is no right to be served.
Whilst he did believe that you had caused trouble (which was not in fact you) he does not even need to provide you a reason not to serve you.
Thank you for the clarification, I do not believe you will be successful in establishing a discrimination claim if you were to pursue this the landlord could argue that he did serve travellers and therefore he did not discriminate against the travellers. The reason he did not serve you was because he believed you had previously caused trouble in his pub (although this belief was wrongly held.)
I understand that this is not the answer you are seeking however i can only provide my answer based on the infromation provided
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