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The Diary was intrigued by beleaguered City firm Tarlo Lyon’s reaction to its recent press mauling following revelations about a highly embarrassing sexual discrimination claim brought against it by former partner Sarah Collins. On the day that the firm settled the dispute amid a blaze of unfavourable publicity, a Legal Week hack visited the firm’s website in search of its press release on the matter. He was somewhat disappointed to find no sign of a statement regarding the settlement. Instead the front page was emblazoned with an employment e-alert warning clients that “employers may be liable for unforeseen suffering in discrimination cases.”

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