Employment tribunal/court practice and procedure

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Author: Fiona Bolton, Herbert Smith
Resource type: ELA Briefing
Serving an originating application ought to be straightforward, even where the respondent is resident overseas. However, a close examination of the relevant rules by a recent Stratford Tribunal has indicated that many tribunals may be getting it wrong. Fiona Bolton reports
Author: Thomas Linden, Matrix Chambers
Resource type: ELA Briefing
It is not unusual in employment cases for the employer to seek to adduce evidence which has been obtained in circumstances that infringe the employee’s right to respect for his or her private life and correspondence under Article 8 of the Convention on Human Rights
Author: Jonathan Ashworth, Park Lane Chambers, Leeds
Resource type: ELA Briefing
In employment cases the issue of costs is often raised as an issue pre-litigation. It is used as a stick with which to attempt to settle cases, but is in reality a perceived threat not a real one. As a barrister acting for both sides, and a firm believer in the access to justice of all parties, it may be surprising that I am a firm advocate of costs orders.
Author: Melanie Russell, Olswang
Resource type: ELA Briefing
It has already been widely reported that the Court of Appeal judgment in the case of McCabe v Cornwall County Council & ors [2002] EWCA Civ 1887 considered the cases of Johnson v Unisys Ltd [2001] ICR 480, Gogay v Hertfordshire County Council [2000] IRLR 703 and Eastwood & anor v Magnox Electric plc [2002] IRLR 447 to try to clarify when damages will be available to employees for the manner of their dismissal.
Author: Stephen Levinson is a partner and head of employment law at Maclay Murray & Spens, London
Resource type: ELA Briefing
I have commented in the past on the necessity to make it easier for clients to recognise a specialist employment lawyer. The issue has not been taken up with any enthusiasm to the great frustration of a number of individuals who have been pressing for a change.
Author: Stephen Levinson is a partner and head of employment law at Maclay Murray & Spens, London
Resource type: ELA Briefing
The new boss of the Employment Appeal Tribunal likes to get things done. Within a short time of his appointment Mr Justice Burton issued a new practice direction to improve procedures and reduce the backlog of cases. Many of the changes are designed to remove some of the tasks of EAT staff and impose extra burdens on litigants. On balance, if the changes result in less delay, that may be a fair trade. The new direction is now in force.
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