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    A former City lawyer is hoping for record damages after a tribunal upheld a ruling that she was victim of sexual discrimination and harassment.Gill Switalski, 52, is claiming £12m from F&C Assets Management for forcing her out of a job in September 2007 by workplace bullying. The company had asked for earlier rulings to be reassessed on grounds that she misled managers. It said she faked a nervous breakdown to secure a larger pay-off. She is also claiming for harassment and victimisation, which the tribunal found caused psychiatric damage, lost her future earnings and diminished her career prospects. A central London tribunal heard when manager Marrack Tomkin joined the £102bn firm he began to question her flexible working hours, holidays and expenses. ‘Exit strategy’It was said he became “fixated” with her working hours, which were designed to give her more time with her family, and checked up on her via c…

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